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 29,052 units between Nov. 16 to Nov. 22 to rank No. 1 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 27,311 units the week prior.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III ranked as the No. 1 software for the week selling 43,629 units.
Sony this week price cut the PS4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle to under $300 in the Black Friday shopping period.
Between Nov. 26 and Nov. 28, customers can purchase the PS4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle at $299.99, $50 off the $349.99 MSRP.
Retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this week price cut select AAA titles for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One to $35 on Black Friday.
Between Nov. 26 and Nov. 28, customers can purchase select titles at $35, including Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Destiny: The Taken King, Forza Motorsport 6, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and NHL 16.
Each title typically sells at $59.99.
Sony this week released Bloodborne The Old Hunters for the Playstation 4.
The Old Hunters is a new DLC expansion that includes a nightmare world where hunters from the past are trapped in brand new stages against new beasts.
The digital download sells at $19.99.
Sony this week previewed Playstation Plus Free Games for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and PS Vita in the month of Dec.
New titles include Gauntlet: Slayer Edition (PS4), King’s Quest Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember (PS4), Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (PS3), SSX (PS3), Freedom Wars (PS Vita), and Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken (PS Vita).
Sales for the PS Vita ranked as the No. 4 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month said the PS Vita sold 12,841 units between Nov. 16 and Nov. 22 to rank as the No. 4 hardware for the week.
It sold 12,501 units the week prior.
The hardware ranked two titles in the top 10, including Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book at No. 3 and Omega Labyrinth at No. 4.
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 889 units between Nov. 16 and Nov. 22 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.
It sold 524 units the week prior.
Microsoft this week price cut the Xbox One to $299 this Black Friday.
Between Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, customers can purchase the Xbox One starting at $299.
Microsoft this week previewed Xbox Live Games with Gold for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 in Dec.
In Dec., the Xbox One will offer The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing from Dec. 1st to 31st and Thief from Dec. 16th to Jan. 15th.
The Xbox 360 will offer Castlestorm Dec. 1st to the 15th, Sacred 3 Dec. 16th to the 31st and Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising Dec 16th to the 31st.
EA Inc. this week said it will release new maps free for Star Wars Battlefront.
The publisher said it will release maps and Star Cards at no cost in the coming months.
Developed by DICE, the first-person shooter title utilizes the new next-generation Frostbite 3 engine.
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 14,684 units between Nov. 16 and Nov. 22 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.
It sold 17,921 units the week prior.
Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival ranked as the No. 5 software for the week selling 20,303 units at launch.
Nintendo this week began selling a new Wii U bundle at U.S. retail.
The bundle includes the Wii U Deluxe Set and pre-installed versions of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Splatoon at $279.99.
Select retailers, including Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will sell the bundle at under $250 in promotional sales.
Nintendo this week began selling Wii U titles at $25 this Black Friday at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. locations.
Titles at $25 include Splatoon and Mario Party 10.
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 35,724 units between Nov. 16 and Nov. 22 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 28,593 units the week prior.
Nintendo this week began holding a Cyber Deals Sale for the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS at the Nintendo eShop division.
Through Dec. 2, customers can save up to 50 percent off select Wii U and Nintendo 3DS titles. Prices start at under $5.
Nintendo this week began selling Nintendo 3DS titles at $15 each this Black Friday at Target Corp. stores.
Titles at $15 include New Super Mario Bros. 2, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
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