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Rix.gg reveals Valorant Huntress Trials player rank data: ‘Are female and marginalised gender players good enough to become pro gamers? The answer is simple – yes they are’

Rix.GG, UK esports organisation Rix.GG has released player rank distribution data from the Huntress Trials, a female and marginalised gender Valorant tournament. This data, taken from all 83 players signed up to participate in the April tournament (including subs), shows that almost half of participating players had an in-game rank of either Immortal or Radiant – the highest ranks in the game. 44% of players in the Huntress Trials April tournament were Immortal during April of the current act, while 1.2% of players were Radiant. Continue reading Rix.gg reveals Valorant Huntress Trials player rank data: ‘Are female and marginalised gender…

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85% of UK video games spending was digital in 2020

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 3 March 2021 17:28 GMT Games made almost as much money as video and music combined.More than 85% of the money spent on video games in the UK last year was splashed on digital products.That’s according to data from the Entertainment Retailers Association – as spotted by GamesIndustry.biz – which says that 85.4% of consumer spending on games was for digital titles. In total the games industry raked in £4.4 billion, an increase of 17.7% year-on-year.Games made up 48% of entertainment spending – £7.8 billion – meaning that the medium brought in almost as much as…

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Microsoft Flight Simulator soars to two million players

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 18 December 2020 17:13 GMT Number of users has doubled since September.The recently-launched Microsoft Flight Simulator already boasts more than two million players.That’s according to the head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, Jorg Neumann, who said on Xbox Wire that it flew past this milestone faster than any other entry in the series so far. If that wasn’t enough, Microsoft Flight Simulator had the biggest ever launch for a PC title in Xbox Game Pass.“As we’ve said time and time again, our launch in 2020 was only the beginning of our journey with Microsoft Flight Simulator,” Neumann…