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    News - The UK's PC games download chart hits the rocks

    It's been too difficult to amalgamate all the different data reporting methods, it seems.
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    Re: News - The UK's PC games download chart hits the rocks

    The fact it was "UK" and "games download" meant it was bound to be inaccurate.
    The only possible games download chart that could be close to accurate would be a world-wide one.
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    Re: News - The UK's PC games download chart hits the rocks

    Get steam numbers, add what... 15-20%? done!

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    Re: News - The UK's PC games download chart hits the rocks

    The download charts would only ever be inaccurate and never a true reflection of the market or trends.

    The top 10 downloads for the month will more than likely be 24 hour flash sales, while new releases are reduced to positions further down the line. Can't imagine any brand wanting to use this as a way to promote their game... "Great we're 11th".

    We are also missing out on the sales data of "indie" titles which would be a large number of the sales in the month.

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    Re: News - The UK's PC games download chart hits the rocks

    Quote Originally Posted by Dooms View Post
    Get steam numbers, add what... 15-20%? done!
    I'm fairly certain that Steam don't release individual sales numbers (this was one of the problems with the chart in the first place).

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