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PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan on making PS5 more successful than PS4

"I've done them all, and this has easily been the most extraordinary PlayStation launch of any of them."

By Christopher Dring

Breaking out of the Xbox | Podcast

Latest episode available to download now, featuring a deep dive into the next generation of hardware with Digital Foundry's John Linneman

By GamesIndustry Staff

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Xbox's GameStop deal: lifeline or table scraps? | Podcast

Latest episode available to download now, also discusses Xbox Series X/S launch day line-up

By GamesIndustry Staff

Avengers assembles September sales chart heavy on new releases

Square Enix's latest just one of seven games debuting in the top 20 as NPD's total US game sales for the month rise 10% year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

GameFly sold to distributor Alliance Entertainment

New owner says it will expand US rental-by-mail service's selection of games, as well as hardware, accessories, and collectibles for sale

By Brendan Sinclair

Microsoft will share digital revenues with GameStop on every Xbox it sells

Investment advisor says retailer will even get a share of DLC sales if physical game was purchased from another company

By James Batchelor

72% of US next-gen pre-order customers chose PS5

29% of the respondents to a VGM study said they tried to pre-order a next-gen console but were not able to do so

By Marie Dealessandri

Crash Bandicoot 4 narrowly beats Star Wars Squadrons to No.1 l UK Boxed Charts

Neither title comes close to matching the sales of previous games in the series

By Christopher Dring

GOG Galaxy 2.0 to sell Epic Games Store titles

The client will offer games that were previously exclusive to Epic's platform

By Marie Dealessandri

Hardware launches and pre-orders desperately need a shake-up | Opinion

Retailers and manufacturers have failed consumers with the botched, badly-managed launches of consoles and graphics cards in recent weeks

By Rob Fahey

Genshin Impact becomes biggest international launch for a Chinese game

The free-to-play RPG is the second top-grossing app on iOS in China, only beaten by the Chinese version of TikTok

By Marie Dealessandri

ShopTo warns PS5 preorders may not arrive for launch

Retailer says Sony isn't sending enough systems to cover initial preorders

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo Switch dominates in September | UK Monthly Charts

Mario games and Switch consoles perform strongly, but FIFA's absence is felt

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo brings back amiibo cards to select retailers

Animal Crossing card backs make return following ongoing success of New Horizons

Rocket League passes 1m concurrent players

Psyonix reaches a new milestone as its competitive driving/football hybrid goes free-to-play

By Marie Dealessandri

Apple launches online store in India this week

The Apple Store will offer official products and support to Indian customers for the first time, starting Sept. 23

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