PS4 Made Up Largest Part of Ubisoft Sales Doubles PC Sales

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#1 Posted by Shielder7 (5191 posts) -

PS4 Made Up Largest Part of Ubisoft Game Sales During the Last 3 Months, Doubles Xbox One and PC Sales

Last week, publisher Ubisoft revealed that its recent game releases have sold very well. So well, in fact, that the company's sales in the last three months have risen 374 percent over the same time period in 2013. But one of the big questions during Ubisoft's earnings call was how those sales were distributed over the platforms. On the day of the call, the company also published a breakdown of the software sales by system, and it turns out that games sold best on the PlayStation 4 by a wide margin.

Driven by a very strong performance by March's release of Watch Dogs, over 50 percent of Ubisoft's software revenue came from the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 during the past three months. But Ubisoft games on the PS4 sold much better than on Xbox One. Sales on the PS4 made up 36 percent of Ubisoft's revenue, more than double the One's 17 percent. It's interesting to note that PS4 revenue also more than doubled sales on PC, which came in at 14 percent of total sales.

You can check out the entire console breakdown over the last three months below. Software sales for the Wii U, Vita, and 3DS were negligible over this time period.

ConsolePercentage of Software Sales From April-June 2014
PlayStation 436%
Xbox One17%
PlayStation 317%
Xbox 36014%
PC14%
Wii1%
Mobile/Other1%
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#2 Edited by Shielder7 (5191 posts) -

LMAO I can just hear the hermit train coming with loads of excuses. But but the PC............

all aboard Hermits.

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#3 Posted by BldgIrsh (3044 posts) -

Hey Shielder. I know you want to seem all high and mighty on SW's but this topic was already made so there's no need to try to repeat it.

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#4 Posted by Zen_Light (2143 posts) -

Because of PC pirating. Those people have no morals and were raised wrong by bad parents.

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#5 Posted by CrownKingArthur (5262 posts) -

makes sense

ps4 got a game

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#6 Posted by MonsieurX (37415 posts) -

...few days later

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#7 Edited by DEadliNE-Zero0 (6607 posts) -

I thought everyone across all platforms said the games wasn't anything special, quite meh (my opinion aswell from the short time played), and some even called trash, complete shit.

So, PS4 gamers buy more mediocre/shit games than PC gamers. OK.

See how stupid the argument is. Really, "playing sales" is just sad, far more than the resolutiongate itself.

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#8 Posted by PapaTrop (1792 posts) -

@Zen_Light said:

Because of PC pirating. Those people have no morals and were raised wrong by bad parents.

Well, at least they pirated less than the Wii and Mobile gamers, and the same amount as 360 gamers.

That's a good sign.

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#9 Edited by lglz1337 (4955 posts) -

bbb bbbbut the hermits told me...

what a trainwreck hermits are they follow the footsteps of lems

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#10 Edited by KungfuKitten (25198 posts) -

Can't blame PC gamers for not buying Watch Dogs when it gets hamstrung on purpose.

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#11 Posted by I_can_haz (6511 posts) -

Inb4 hermit tears and excuses.

"B...bu...bu...but teh PC is teh revenue king!!!111"

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#12 Posted by aroxx_ab (13236 posts) -

Wii 1% lol, btw why is not WiiU on the list? sure Watch Dogs is not out for WiiU but that goes for Wii as well.

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#13 Posted by sam890 (1108 posts) -

Ubisoft sucks

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#14 Edited by melonfarmerz (1294 posts) -

@Shielder7: So basically, while PC sales in general are doubling PS4's, the PS4 is beating PC in buying games from a company known to **** its customers in the ass. Nice.

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#15 Posted by thehig1 (6505 posts) -

@Zen_Light said:

Because of PC pirating. Those people have no morals and were raised wrong by bad parents.

Consoles have Pirates to, and there is only less Console Pirates because its more difficult to pirate games on Console. Console players are no more moral than anyone else.

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#16 Edited by I_can_haz (6511 posts) -

@melonfarmerz: yet there are hardly any AAA PC exclusives. Also lol @ comparing total PC sales to a console that isn't even up to 8 months old. The height of hermit desperation.

"B...bu....bu....but teh PC game revenue is teh highest!!!!1"

It probably is if you count Facebook games as PC games and F2P games but the pitiful AAA exclusive library of the past years isn't fooling anyone,

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#17 Edited by Daious (2315 posts) -

The game that had masked assets buried in the files & ran like poorly on AMD & along with Uplay requirements did not selling the highest on PC ? Shocker. It sold well on multiple platforms. The marketing was exclusive to Sony.

What was ubisoft's last year sales? wasn't it 25% PC?

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#18 Posted by darkangel115 (4449 posts) -

@thehig1 said:

@Zen_Light said:

Because of PC pirating. Those people have no morals and were raised wrong by bad parents.

Consoles have Pirates to, and there is only less Console Pirates because its more difficult to pirate games on Console. Console players are no more moral than anyone else.

this^

PS3 had a ton of pirated games as well as game sharing. The Original Xbox had a ton as well.

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#19 Posted by LegatoSkyheart (29703 posts) -

not all Surprising because Ubi has been giving PS4 top Priority for most it's games.

Not to mention that most PC Gamers HATE Uplay.

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#20 Posted by Gue1 (12171 posts) -

but but but pc game revenue is through the roof! Yeah F2P that's it and mostly thanks to china, otherwise pc gaming is just as irrelevant as it always has been.

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#21 Edited by sam890 (1108 posts) -

@Gue1 said:

but but but pc game revenue is through the roof! Yeah F2P that's it and mostly thanks to china, otherwise pc gaming is just as irrelevant as it always has been.

Let me get some sources

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#22 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

This was already posted, and you know it

http://www.gamespot.com/forums/system-wars-314159282/ubisoft-software-sale-by-platform-watchdogs-at-8m--31422314/

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#23 Posted by mems_1224 (56917 posts) -

Not surprised. Sony fans have terrible taste and there isn't anything else to play on the PS4.

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#24 Posted by super600 (32425 posts) -

You are 4 days late TC. Daimen already created a thread about this topic.