Over 80% of UK games revenue now digital, biggest sellers in 2018 revealed

80.1% of the video game market revenue in the UK last year has all been digital.

Uk headlines

  • UK Gambling Commission finally weighs in on loot boxes

    The UK Gambling Commission has published a statement on whether loot boxes can be classified as gambling.

  • Batman: Arkham City GOTY is out today in UK

    After a fairly lengthy delay, Batman: Arkham City’s Game of the Year edition is finally out today in the UK. Rocksteady has even gone and released a trailer for the occasion, so check it out and learn how the Caped Crusader’s story was created below.

  • Who's buying? UK games retail at all-time low

    MCV reports that games retail sunk to an all-time low last week, according to figures released by UKIE and Chart Track.

  • Rocksmith rocks its way into the UK September 14th

    The guitar game that actually teaches you to play a real guitar hopes to bring anarchy to the UK this september.

  • DualShock 3 Controller bundle for Killzone 3 listed by Amazon France

    A Jungle Green DualShock 3 controller will be bundled with Killzone 3, an Amazon France listing’s revealed.

  • Red Dead tops UK chart, 360 SKU outsells PS3

    Red Dead Redemption’s topped the UK chart, making it the second all-format win for Take-Two this year after BioShock 2.

  • Survey: Only 10% of developers say that piracy's a "significant threat"

    The results of the latest TIGA survey are in, and it appears that the majority of UK game developers have this whole piracy thing under control. While 90 percent think piracy is an “increasing problem,” 60 percent see unlawful plundering and pilfering as only a “low threat” to the viability of their companies. A mere […]

  • Lich King claims prize for biggest launch event in UK

    Of all the World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King launch events in the UK, we’re pretty sure we picked the right one. According to a report by Eurogamer, the midnight launch at HMV’s Oxford Street location was the most jam-packed ever seen – smashing the UK’s previous record of 1,500, held coincidentally by […]

  • UK iPhone gets £100 price cut

    The price of Apple’s 8GB iPhone has been slashed by £100 in the UK in what seems like preparation for the new version 2, 3G-enabled models rumoured to be on their way to Europe. UK mobile suppliers Carphone Warehouse and 02 announced that the price for the 8GB model would now be £169, with the […]

  • US retailer Play N Trade coming to UK

    Despite the fact there’s a GAME on every British street corner, US retailer Play N Trade “likes competition” and is planning on moving to the UK wholesale. “GAME has a very strong presence in the UK and beyond, but I like competition,” Play N Trade CEO Roger Lloyd said here. “GAME will have to adapt […]

  • Biggest UK games of 2007 revealed

    And the winner is… FIFA 08, according to an extensive look at UK sales in the past year from MCV. The top 10’s below, in case you can’t be bothered to wade through the full top 50, an analysis feature or a breakdown by format. There are no sales figures, unfortunately, as Chart-Track only allows […]

  • Crackdown on "treasure island" UK pricing

    The European Commission’s launching an investigation into why various items cost more in the UK for no apparent reason, according to this. PlayStation 3’s pricing is one of the first things mentioned in the article. “Sony’s British launch price for the 60GB version of the PlayStation 3 console last year was £425, some 27 per […]