Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 22,104 units between Oct. 26 to Nov. 1 to rank No. 1 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 22,801 units the week prior.
God Eater: Resurrection ranked as the No. 2 software for the week selling 25,700 units at launch.
Sony this week released the Playstation 4 Call of Duty: Black Ops III Bundle to U.S. retail.
The PS4 1TB Call of Duty: Black Ops III Bundle includes the custom PS4 1TB console, custom Dualshock 4 Wireless Controller, a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, and bonus NUK3TOWN multiplayer map at $449.99.
Sony this week said it will release a new patch for Bloodborne for the Playstation 4.
The patch will include The League to allow users to assist other players online and compete in an online rankings leaderboard; additional co-op NPC hunters, and more.
Sony this week said Disney and ESPN Media Networks will be available for the Playstation Vue, a cloud-based TV service for the Playstation 4 and Playstation 3.
Under the agreement, ESPN, ABC-owned local stations, Disney Channel, ABC Family, and more will be available on-demand.
The service features on-demand TV, the option to save shows to the cloud, and Search and Explore functions to narrow program results.
Sony this week said it added 105 new titles for the Playstation 3 to the Playstation Now service.
Titles available include Resident Evil, Street Fighter, and Mega Man franchise games.
Sony this week released new titles to Playstation Plus members for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and PS Vita in the month of Nov.
New titles include The Walking Dead: Season Two (PS4), Magicka 2 (PS4), Mass Effect 2 (PS3), Beyond Good & Evil (PS3), Dragon Fin Soup (PS4, PS Vita), and Invisimals (PS Vita).
Sales for the PS Vita ranked as the No. 3 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month said the PS Vita sold 15,173 units between Oct. 26 and Nov. 1 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.
It sold 13,763 units the week prior.
God Eater: Resurrection ranked as the No. 1 software for the week selling 125,876 units at launch.
Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One hardware ranked at No. 6 in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Xbox One sold 534 units between Oct. 26 and Nov. 1 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.
It sold 1,009 units the week prior.
Halo 5: Guardians ranked as the No. 11 software for the week selling 7,455 units at launch.
Microsoft Corp. this week said Halo 5: Guardians for the Xbox One held $400 million in global sales one week after launch.
The figure includes software and hardware sales.
In addition, Halo 5: Guardians ranks as the fastest-selling Xbox One exclusive title to date.
The title has logged 21 million hours of gameplay, including 12 million hours in campaign mode and nine million in multiplayer mode.
Microsoft this week previewed new Xbox One Experience OS update to drop Nov. 12.
The new Home screen will allow users to scroll vertically to view a list of most recent games, contextual items, messages and friends.
A left tap will initiate the Guide, a quick access menu to Profile, Friends, Party, Messages, Notifications, Settings, and Snap.
Microsoft this week released Fallout 4 Ford F100 for Forza Motorsport 6 for the Xbox One.
The Fallout 4-themed 1956 Ford F100 includes a Vault-Tec theme and is available at no cost.
Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week began sale of the Xbox One 3-Game Kinect Bundle for the holiday shopping period.
The Xbox One 3-Game Kinect Bundle includes the Xbox One 500GB hardware with Kinect, Dance Central Spotlight, Kinect Sports Rivals, and Zoo Tycoon at $399.00.
Microsoft this week said customers who purchase Bethesda Game Studios’ Fallout 4 for the Xbox One will receive Fallout 3 for the Xbox 360 via Backwards Compatibility functionality Nov. 12.
In the offer, customers who purchase the Fallout 4 retail SKU, digital SKU, or the Xbox One Fallout 4 Bundle will receive a free copy of Fallout 3.
The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility function will allow Xbox One owners to utilize their Xbox 360 retail discs to download the software to their Xbox One and play natively with new Xbox One functionality.
EA Inc. this week released Need for Speed.
Developed by Ghost Games, Need for Speed includes customization, car culture, and an open world.
The final game includes five game modes – Speed, Style, Build, Crew and Outlaw.
Activision Blizzard Inc. this week said it will release new DLC to Transformers Devastation Nov. 10.
The DLC will include character skins and weapons including Nemesis Prime and the Dark Star Saber, Red Alert and the Photon Disruptor, and Goldfire and the Golden Hunter.
Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware ranked fourth in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 9,127 units between Oct. 26 and Nov. 1 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.
It sold 9,961 units the week prior.
Super Mario Maker ranked as the No. 7 software for the week. It ranked No. 4 the week prior.
The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 2 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 21,880 units between Oct. 26 and Nov. 1 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 21,429 units the week prior.
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes ranked as the No. 4 software for the week.
Nintendo this week released the Yo-kai Watch for the Nintendo 3DS.
Yo-kai Watch is a role-playing title in which a boy receives a special watch that allows him to summon and fight other Yo-kai.
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