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For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping point

Any future for used games? View more stories On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now. Destiny 2‘s sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably) be heading toward that point as well. In an earnings call this week, Activision revealed that more than 50 percent of Destiny 2‘s sales on consoles came via download rather than on a …

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Super Mario Run Hits 200 Million Downloads But Nintendo Says Its Profit Is Still Unacceptable

Super Mario Run has now passed 200 million downloads worldwide, up from 150 million. That’s a massive number, but Nintendo doesn’t see the game as having an acceptable level of financial success yet. As part of its latest earnings report today, Nintendo said that Super Mario Run has “not yet reached an acceptable profit point.” This follows comments from Nintendo about how the game had not made the kind of money that it hoped. Despite …

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Xbox One Games Soon May Not Require Full Downloads To Play, Saving Hard Drive Space

Microsoft is designing a new system for mastering games that will mean faster downloads and less hard drive space used for its Xbox One and Xbox One X games. According to Digital Foundry, the internal name for the system is Intelligent Delivery, and it will split game content into tagged chunks. Players will be able to download only the chunks they need or want to play the game, rather than downloading the complete game with …

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Nintendo Downloads For June 8th 2017 – My Nintendo News

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch Cars 3: Driven to Win – Start your engines and gear up for the ultimate racing experience in Cars 3: Driven to Win, inspired by Disney Pixar’s upcoming film Cars 3. Train and advance your abilities in six game modes and challenge your family and friends in the Battle Race to become the Ultimate Champion. Cars 3: Driven to Win will …

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Nintendo Downloads For May 18th 2017 – My Nintendo News

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – On a continent that was torn asunder by warring gods, guide two armies through brutal tactical battles, as this reimagined RPG epic invades the West for the first time. Uncover the intertwining stories of Alm and Celica, engage foes, fend off dragons and explore 3D dungeons. Your prowess will grow as you master this …

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