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Disney+ relaunches on PS5

PlayStation 5 users can download Disney+ natively on theur consoles. With the relaunch, users can now stream movies, TV shows, Originals, and morefrom the DIsney+ library in 4K High-Dynamic Range video quality. “A key part of our global expansion strategy is to meet consumers wherever they are, which is why we’re excited to enhance Disney+ […]

October 4, 2022

Research: Most popular console in each European country

Research has revealed the most searched next-gen game console in each European country. The study by online gaming site Cribbage Challenge analysed Google searches from the past twelve months to see what console each European country is interested in the most. It found that the Nintendo Switch was the most searched in 24 countries, notably […]

August 16, 2022

Data: Gaming time increases across Europe

Samsung Ads, the media and advertising division of Samsung, has revealed the latest insights around gaming across its ecosystem in its Behind the Screens: Gaming Trends Report. The growth of the Samsung gaming universe correlates with strong smart TV sales, coupled with the enhanced gaming experience on Samsung TVs and continuous adoption of next-generation game […]

July 11, 2022

BBC Sounds on PS5; signs Kamara

The BBC Sounds app is now available on the PlayStation 5. Listeners with PS5s consoles can now access live and on demand radio from the BBC’s national and local stations, music mixes curated by experts, artists and special guests, and a wide range of podcasts. Pushpa Reddy, director of product management, BBC, commented: “Record numbers […]

May 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: Call of Duty sets record broadband spike

Virgin Media O2 has seen its biggest gaming traffic spike on record, following the release of Call of Duty: Warzone Season 3 and Modern Warfare updates on April 27th. During the evening peak period between 8-10pm, traffic was up 11.9 per cent on average and up 23.8 per cent on the previous week, as gamers […]

April 29, 2022

Research: Cambridge #1 city for UK gamers

Research by SolitaireBliss has revealed that Cambridge is the best UK city to live for gamers. The research studied data within UK cities to determine the best cities for gamers to live based on four categories: average download speed, gaming stores in the local area, local gaming culture, which was determined by local gaming events […]

April 29, 2022

Report: Video games sales tumble

A report from Seeking Alpha’s Jason Aycock, based on an examination of major interested parties by market research company NPD Group including Microsoft, Sony, Activision and others, suggests that as the Covid lockdown periods ended – or softened – then sales of video games also suffered. February 2022’s sales numbers fell again, for the fourth […]

March 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Analyst: Are the console wars over?

All eyes were on Sony and Microsoft who released their 9th generation consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, in autumn 2020. A year and a half later, Dataxis has offered its assessment. The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns was an incredibly successful period for video game console manufacturers: sales of hardware and software (Animal […]

February 23, 2022

Survey: UK video games industry on track for growth

TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, has released a Business Opinion Survey (BOS) which shows that 68 per cent of respondents plan to grow their organisation’s workforce during 2022. Additionally, 70 per cent of respondents consider that the UK has a favourable business and economic environment for the games industry. TIGA’s research […]

January 17, 2022

Sony announces new BRAVIA XR TV Series and HT-A7000 soundbar firmware update at CES

Sony announced a firmware update for the premium HT-A7000 soundbar, which will add the widely acclaimed 360 Spatial Sound Mapping capabilities that first premiered in the HT-A9 home theater system in 2021. Customers can access this innovative feature when connecting their soundbar to Sony’s new SA-RS5 wireless rear speakers, launching summer 2022, or the currently […]

January 4, 2022