Sony Corp. this week said the Playstation 4 ranked as the top-selling video game hardware at June U.S. retail.
The PS4 has sold more than seven million units in global territories.
Sales for the Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 4 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 7,150 units between July 7 to July 13 to rank No. 4 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 7,876 units at launch the week prior.
The hardware ranked one title in the top 10, Ubisoft Inc.’s Watch Dogs at No. 9 selling 6,000 units for the week.
The PS3 sold 7,763 units to rank at No. 4 in the same period.
Sony this week said The Last of Us Remastered for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 will include an option to lock the framerate at 30 frames-per-second.
The default frame rate will be 60 frames-per-second in the remastered title.
Sony in June price cut The Last of Us Remastered to $49.99, $10 off the prior $59.99 MSRP.
The Playstation 4 500GB Glacier White Destiny Bundle ranked in the top 10 Most Wished For products at Amazon.com Inc. this week due to building demand.
This week, the Playstation 4 500GB Glacier White Destiny Bundle ranked as the No. 9 Most Wished For product at Amazon’s Video Games division.
The bundle, to be sold Sept. 9, will include a new PS4 500GB White SKU, White Dualshock 4 Controller and a copy of Destiny at $449.99.
Activision Blizzard Inc. this released the Destiny Beta for the Playstation 4 and Playstation 3.
The Destiny Beta offers a preview of the open-world online persistent first-person shooter, including single-player, co-op and multiplayer competitive options.
Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week said Tekken 7 will utilize the Unreal Engine 4.
The company said the Unreal Engine 4 will allow developers to focus on gameplay and release the title to multiple platforms.
The title, currently in development for next-generation hardware, is the next installment in the trademark fighting franchise.
A brief trailer featured characters Heihachi and Kazuya.
The final game is in development between Bandai Namco and Epic Games Japan.
Sales for the Playstation Vita ranked as the No. 2 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month said the PS Vita sold 40,710 units between July 7 and July 13 to rank as the No. 2 hardware for the week.
By comparison, the hardware sold 20,655 units the week prior.
Freedom Wars held as the No. 2 software for the week selling 20,617 units.
Meanwhile, the PSP sold 779 units to rank at No. 6 in the same period.
Microsoft Corp. this week said Xbox One sales more than doubled in June at U.S. retail post release of the new Xbox One standard edition without Kinect.
The sales figure is based on a month-to-month comparison against Xbox One sales in May.
The company released the new SKU June 9.
The Xbox One standard edition without Kinect, is sold at $399.00.
Sales for the Xbox 360 hardware ranked No. 7 units in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Xbox 360 sold 140 units between June 7 to July 13 to rank No. 7 in overall sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 180 units the week prior.
EA Inc. this month Battlefield Hardline for the Playstation 4 and the PC raided $9 trillion in virtual currency in the Multiplayer Beta.
The publisher said beta users grabbed $9 trillion in the Blood Money multiplayer mode, which requires cops and robbers to raid a safe and bring back $5 million to their respective vault.
In addition, 12.8 million vehicles were destroyed in the beta.
Developed by Visceral Games, Battlefield Hardline is a first-person action title set against the backdrop of the war on crime and the battle between cops and criminals.
NPD Group Inc. this week said Ubisoft Inc.’s Watch Dogs ranked as the top-selling software in June at U.S. retail.
For the month of June, Watch Dogs ranked as the No. 1 best-selling software across all platforms.
Nintendo Co.’s Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U ranked as the No. 2 best-selling software in June in new U.S. retail sales data.
NPD Group Inc. this week said Mario Kart 8 ranked as the No. 2 best-selling video game software across all platforms.
Nintendo in June said Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U sold 1.2 million copies in the first weekend of sale in global markets.
The title is now the fastest-selling Wii U game to date.
In addition, Wii U hardware sold 140,000 units in June, a 233 percent increase from one year prior.
Sales for the Wii U hardware ranked third in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 8,658 units between July 7 to July 13 to rank at No. 3 in overall sales.
It sold 9,961 units the week prior.
Mario Kart 8 ranked as the No. 4 software title for the week selling 15,143 units for the week.
Nintendo this week Lucina, Robin, Female Robin, and Captain Falcon will be playable characters in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.
New characters Lucina and Robin are from the Fire Emblem franchise, while Captain Falcon is from the F-Zero franchise.
The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 61,956 units between July 7 and July 13 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 27,338 units the week prior.
It ranked four titles in the top 10, including Yo-Kai Watch 2 at No. 1 selling 1.3 million units, and Pokemon Art Academy at No. 7.
NPD Group Inc. this week said Tomodachi Life for the Nintendo 3DS ranked in the top 10 software sales in June at U.S. retail.
For the month of June, Tomodachi Life ranked as the No. 9 best-selling software across all platforms.
In Tomodachi Life users can create custom Mii characters to create a virtual population of friends, family and celebrities and monitor the drama of their daily lives.
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