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Record breaking launch for PS3

Sony’s PS3 becomes the fastest selling home console in the UK, selling an estimated 165,000 units in its first two days of release, bettered only by its older handheld sibling the PSP which sold around 185,000. PS3 is the most expensive console to be released in the UK, launching at £424.99 with 22 games from 7 different publishers while PSP had 24 games available from 11 different publishers when it was released in September 2005. PS3 launch software registered almost 3 times more units than PS2, but with a similar software to hardware attachment rate of 1.76 compared to PS2’s 1.67. more


What's the Story? Rockstar Glory

Ubisoft’s ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2’ is just knocked off the top of this week’s chart by Rockstar’s ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories’ with only 200 sales between them. The budget PS2 version of ‘GTA: Vice City Stories’ is up by 35% on last week, giving the title its first week at No1 on the All Formats Chart. more


Ubisoft's GRAW 2 wins chart war

Ubisoft put Square-Enix’s two-week run at the top of the All Formats Chart to an end as ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2’ on Xbox 360 debuts at No1, pushing ‘Final Fantasy XII’ down to No2. more


Final Fantasy XII leads Crackdown for a second week

Square-Enix’s ‘Final Fantasy XII’ remains at the top of the All Formats Chart for a second week ahead of Microsoft’s ‘Crackdown’ which holds on to No2. more