Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster collection hits 3 million units sold: how it compares to original games
Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, a bundle that includes updated versions of the first six games in the series, has reached a major milestone. Let’s take a look at how these numbers compare to sales of the original titles.
Starfield takes over Steam charts, outshining CS:GO, Baldur’s Gate 3, and Armored Core VI in terms of revenue
Although Starfield’s global launch is scheduled for September 6, revenue from its early access version was enough to top the Steam charts. Let’s take a close look at last week’s top sellers on the platform.
Spyro Reignited Trilogy hits 10 million units sold: how it compares to sales of original games
Spyro Reignited Trilogy, a remaster bundle for the classic platformer series from Insomniac Games, has hit a major milestone by selling 10 million copies globally. Let’s take a look at how these figures compare to the original titles.
Embracer Group continues to cut costs by closing 30-year-old Volition and laying off people at Gearbox Publishing
Embracer Group, which was once on an endless shopping spree, is now dumping its first-party studios as part of the ongoing business restructuring. This time, the victim was Red Faction and Saints Row developer Volition, not to mention layoffs at Gearbox Publishing.
Starfield already among top 5 most played Steam games of 2023, peaking at 234k concurrent players
Starfield is now available for owners of the Premium edition, already attracting hundreds of thousands of players. Let’s take a look at the game’s early launch numbers and how they compare to other titles from Bethesda.
CD Projekt’s development expenditures hit nearly $40 million in H1, as Project Polaris (The Witcher) team gets bigger
CD Projekt has released its financial report for the first half of 2023 ended June 30. Despite a decrease in revenue and net profit, the company remains optimistic due to the upcoming release of Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty and the progress on the next Witcher game.
Report: Imagendary Studios lays off most of its employees due to “deep restructuring”
Imagendary Studios, led by a group of industry veterans, has reportedly been hit with mass layoffs, which affected most of its 54-person staff. The company hasn’t announced a single game in its three years of operation.
The Day Before developer Fntastic files trademark for Dayworld, potential new name for its game
The Day Before, an upcoming multiplayer survival game developed by Fntastic and published by Mytona, is still the subject of a trademark dispute. However, the companies could use the new registered brand to eventually bring the title back on Steam.
Games generated $2.6 billion for NetEase in Q2, driven by global launches of Justice Mobile and Harry Potter: Magic Awakened
NetEase has released its financial report for the second quarter of 2023 ended June 30. The Chinese tech giant posted revenue and profit growth thanks to the steady performance of its gaming business.
Star Citizen hits $600 million in crowdfunding, solidifying its status as most expensive game by development costs
Star Citizen still has no approximate release date, but its developer Cloud Imperium Games continues to receive massive support from players and enthusiasts. Here is everything to know about the game’s latest milestone.
Armored Core VI peaks at over 129k concurrent players on Steam, Bandai Namco expects it to break series’ sales record
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon has just been released globally to positive reviews from critics and players. On Steam, the game is now having one of the biggest launches in the history of FromSoftware.
BioWare layoffs 50 employees, including veteran writer Mary Kirby and technical director Jon Renish
BioWare has announced a team restructuring, which includes job cuts. Although the studio ensures that this move won’t affect the development of Dragon Age and Mass Effect, some of its most experienced devs have been laid off.
Denuvo introduces Unreal Engine Protection feature blocking access to game files and debug consoles
Developers of anti-tamper solution Denuvo have announced a new feature that would prevent users from manipulating files in games made with Unreal Engine. Branded as another way of fighting against pirates and fraudsters, it poses a real threat to modding.
Immortals of Aveum peaks at only 751 concurrent players on Steam, joining cohort of poorly optimized AAA releases
Magic shooter Immortals of Aveum has just been released globally. The initial metrics for the AAA game, developed by Ascendant Studios and published under the EA Originals program, don’t look promising.