Christopher Dring, Publisher

Christopher Dring has spent a decade in the games industry, initially in development, before joining GamesIndustry in 2016. He led UK games business publication MCV for five years, and has contributed to Develop, eSports Pro, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He also really likes playing Nintendo games, but don't hold that against him.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Xbox One was the UK No.1 games console over Black Friday

It narrowly beat Switch, but Nintendo generated the most revenue from hardware sales

By Christopher Dring

Sea of Thieves is No.4 as Black Friday transforms UK Charts

UPDATE: Updated UKIE/GFK data puts Marvel's Spider-Man back in the Top 10

By Christopher Dring Investment Summit returns to PAX East

Dedicated investor and developer event set for February 27th in Boston

By Christopher Dring

EA: "Cloud gaming is going to bring in another billion players"

CTO Ken Moss on EA's huge investment in AI, cloud streaming and tech

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation has 100 million reasons to feel confident | Opinion

X019 saw Microsoft ready for the next generation, but the power remains with PlayStation

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo Switch UK sales spike 30% as Pokémon Sword and Shield sets record

Retailers prepare fresh bundles and price activity around Nintendo's flagship console

By Christopher Dring

Xbox: "People are using xCloud to create couch co-op"

Microsoft's xCloud leaders discuss what they've learned -- and still need to learn -- about game streaming

By Christopher Dring

How Game Pass is transforming Xbox

Matt Booty on Microsoft's new approach to making games with subscription in mind

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: Death Stranding is the second biggest PS4 launch of 2019

Hideo Kojima's game debuts at No.2 behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation to open development studio in Malaysia

The new office will provide animation services to developers building exclusive PlayStation 5 games

By Christopher Dring

Sony's Jim Ryan: We had to make changes to deliver our PlayStation 5 dream

PlayStation's CEO on the globalisation of Sony Interactive Entertainment

By Christopher Dring

Guerrilla Games' Hermen Hulst is PlayStation's new head of Worldwide Studios

Meanwhile, Shuhei Yoshida is tasked with looking after smaller, indie dev teams

By Christopher Dring

Team17 raises revenue expectations for 2019

Adjusted EBITDA and revenue should be ahead of market expectations due to portfolio success

Xbox All-Access expands to UK and Australia with Project Scarlett upgrade option

The smartphone-style contract will include a console and Ultimate Game Pass

By Christopher Dring

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville was the No.1 game download across EMEAA last week

The Witcher 3 and Ring Fit Adventure perform strongly at physical retail. FIFA 20 is No.1 combined

By Christopher Dring

European gamers wary of digital-only games consoles

Just 11% of players claim they would likely buy a games machine that doesn't include a disc-drive

By Christopher Dring

FIFA 20 retains No.1 as Grid reaches Top Five

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair debuts at No.31

By Christopher Dring

What's going on with PlayStation? | Opinion

A look at why Sony has so far taken an understated approach to heralding the arrival of the next generation

By Christopher Dring

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