Ubisoft announced its fiscal year 2014-15 financial results today, and PS4 was the biggest revenue factor.
Why I am not surprised about PS4 domination? BTW...big profit for Ubisoft! :o
Playstation Nation Invasion Domination
Years ago this would have sounded like trolling, but now it's pretty accurate. Crazy how things change.
Based on how some people were responding to how P-Cars was selling so much more on PS4, I'd say it's from a lack of Ubisoft games on the PS4 which drove those sales... It had nothing to do with higher console sales... Edit: here's the link in case anyone missed the desperate straw grasping. http://m.n4g.com/news/17235... /s I wish there was a better indicator of how much sarcasm I was using... "/s" just doesn't do it justice...
"Years ago this would have sounded like trolling, but now it's pretty accurate. Crazy how things change." Yes that is pretty accurate. But you guys still have a way of sounding trollish and incredibly annoying about it.
Also shows you how insignificant people are here, thinking they have a voice... Ubisoft has been hammered here, mostly by the same crowd, yet, in the real world, real people do not care what is said here, and actually buy and play games, while stupid debates rage on here....
@pog 'real people do not care what is said here, and actually buy and play games, while stupid debates rage on here' hey I was just wondering about ur comment there. do most n4g ppl just like to come to n4g and talk about games? but they don't really play much games in general? do u come here to debate and not really a gamer who actually play games? I mean Im sure many here do play games but not much? just trying to get a better understanding here. I don't want to run off with something without clarification and engage into a 'stupid debate'.
Yes, I do play games, as much as I can squeeze in now that I am a dad, though now my son has got the bug, Fifa 15, and Minecraft.... my point here is that Ubi-soft gets slaughtered here, yet look how well they sell on PS4.
@pog You may think people on here are insignificant, but the word of mouth is strong. Every single one of my friends bought a ps3 because of me, then ps4 and I have a lot of sway on what they do and dont buy. So sure it is just one person, but those numbers add up. Even the x1 owners I know are influenced by me on what to buy. So the hardcore crowd can definitely add up to be a powerful factor.
@Transistor it's still trolling but this place is overwhelmed by ps fanboys.
@Bobby Kotex No, not true at all.
PC is Up there with ps4 with 23% and Some people say all PC gamers pirate games. That being said ubisoft games are horribly optimized for pc
2014/2015 PS4: 32% 2014/2015 PC: 12% PC gamers pirate games
Yep, PC hold it's own with the PS4 for the last fourth quarter, but look at the 12 months numbers and get surprised.
PC is 12% last year
@Games4Gamers PC gamers just don't like Ubisoft games, due to Uplay and their crap ports.
@PlayableGamez Hey I don't blame them. Ubisoft has been a big disappointment for the past few years
PC gamers do pirate sooo much, I am in on both crowds, and my PC gamer only friends have no qualms whatsoever about pirating.
@Everyone above that says that Ubi don't have enjoyable games. I only bought 4 games from them : Watchdogs (which was resold), Rayman Legends, Child of Light and Forgotten Soldiers... A part from WD, who dares to say the late 3 are bad games!?
Give Ubishit 0 reason to improve or change. GG. More Watchdogs and AC repeats coming up.
Exactly. Ubisoft making so much money isn't a good thing really. Now they can just carry on being crap because they know it will make them a profit.
Good thing I stop buying those garbage after the 2nd AC lol
Ofcourse it will win 2014, ps4 had no exclusives back then... now they have bloodborne and the order... in matter of exclusives XO its unstopable
this isnt a surprise..it was expected
Like every publisher. PS4 puts up those big numbers everywhere.
From their report the Division is now 2016. It's been delayed.
"2015-16" Meaning these games aren't finished and could be pushed back as a result. Unlike Assassins Creed there is no set release date.
"Via the publisher’s 2014-2015 financial report, Tom Clancy’s The Division should come out in the fourth quarter of the publisher’s 2016 fiscal year, which is actually January through March." http://venturebeat.com/2015... You're wrong.
Ahhh well looking forward to seeing more of The Division at E3. And until I see the Massive team make the official statement of it being pushed to 2016 or giving it a release date... Ubisoft clearly wants The Division to become a big franchise which is why they're playing it safe.
http://tomclancy-thedivisio... Now I believe it.
Ps4 is dominating everything
thats proof right there that ps4 dominates sales all over the globe for these studios and yes these devs need to get payed too and whether you hate a game someone else in the world loves it and bought it. gamers on the sony side support the industry in a big way. project cars wont be any different.
I feel like that gap should be bigger. I guess because the gap isn't as big in the US.
Well Software sells best on the PS4. Which is why I'm not surprised at these results. P.S I'm only talking about consoles. PC i really have no idea.
It looks like attach rates are pretty even on the consoles right now. UBI's game sales are pretty much inline with console sales percentage wise. If console sales are 20/12 million for the PS4 and Xbox One, that is a difference of just under 40% which is also what the difference Ubi games sales by platform are.
This also gives a glimpse into Microsoft's strategy in bringing PC and Xbox One development together with Windows 10. If you add the 12% PC sales generated to the Xbox One numbers you are looking at 32% and 32% for Sony and Microsoft. If Microsoft can increase these numbers they have added leverage. If they fail to combine these numbers they will be at a pretty serious disadvantage in the future.
Nice catch Death. The Attach rate is indeed pretty even fir the consoles.
Third parties would have to be crazy to make any Xbox exclusives
This is not news, if PS4 wasnt in the lead, that would be news. Lol.
Considering the Xbox One's installed base, 20% is pretty darned good.
The xbone has 12 million units in the wild. Ps4 has 23 million. Your statement of "considering xbones install base" is puzzling. It makes sense that ps4 would make up the higher sells numbers as it holds 48% market share.
I think you missed his point. 20% is pretty high considering the XB1 install base. He wasn't questioning the PS4 numbers. It's obviously they would have the higher share since they sold the most consoles. With the XB1, you would expect the % to be 1/2 of the PS4 % (15%-16%), but it's 20% which is impressive since it has sold just over 12 million units. Just means XB1 software sales is on par with PS4 software sales if you go by units of hardware sold. Talking about the games to hardware ratios.
Who cares. Im so sick of this 'my dad can beat up your dad' concept. Play games, have fun, and get along with eachother.
I thought about this awhile. Has anybody considered that some of this could be attributed to Xbox One's share program? Myself and my brothers as well as of our friend/brother of another mother have our consoles set up to share content with one another. So when we bought AC Unity, we only bought 2 copies but all of us could play at anytime either co op or single player. We have been doing this for quite awhile. We used to by only by 4 or 5 titles a year because we have families and responsibilities and our habit/hobby can be expensive. Now we can by twice as may titles and it costs the same. We just take turns with who buys and we're good. Its one of X One's strongest features and I am sure we aren't the only ones who do it.
You can do something similar with PSN games.
I am worried for Nintendo. Damn... The Wii accounted for more sales than the Wii U. They have to do something drastic. I'm going to go hug my Wii U now. It's not feeling so well.
This really isn't surprising since the PS4 has sold over 20 million units compared to the competition. What is surprising is the XB1 was only 4% difference for that quater even when it's being outsold almost 2:1 worldwide. The difference should be at least 10-11% realistically. This isn't news. This should be expected by every company who puts their games on PS4, XB1, PC and Wii U. PC should really be leading this though since PC gaming growth has been huge over the past 3-4 years. There are definitely more PC gamers in the world overall.
Not true at all.
probably those 2 assassin's creed bundled games with xbox one didn't do any bad too
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