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SuperData: Digital games revenue grew 12% in 2020, Cyberpunk 2077 made $609M

SuperData has released its 2020 report, and it finds gaming revenue up to 12% year-over-year, with $139.9 billion spent on digital games.In the SuperData report, it notes that the top 10 premium titles accounted for 34% of total premium market earnings.Premium console earnings grew 28% year-over-year, with North America accounting for over half (57%) of the premium console market. The report suggests the “significant impact” of COVID-19 on the US resulted in higher console engagement, pushing worldwide revenue upward.Animal Crossing: New Horizons became one of the biggest hits in 2020, breaking the console record for premium launch downloads, selling 5…

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PS5 has 664GB of usable storage space – report

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 11:34 GMT A new leak suggests that the 825GB PS5 will give players 664GB of useable storage space on the system’s SSD.A new image that has surfaced over on gaming forum ResetEra seems to show off the PlayStation 5 UI, along with some data about just how much space you will actually be able to use on its SSD.Once the operating system and essential system files are taken into account, it seems to show that you will be left with 664GB to store your games and other media on.The leaked images are pretty…

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Rocksteady accused by employees of ignoring harassment in the workplace [Update]

Rocksteady has posted a tweet featuring an unsolicited letter it received from female employees at the company regarding the Guardian’s recent report on accusations of abuse and harassment at the studio. The tweet features an unsolicited letter from seven of the female Rocksteady staffers that signed the initial 2018 letter calling out inappropriate conduct in the workplace. According to the new letter, eight of the ten employees who initially brought harassment issues to light are still with the company. It goes on to state Rocksteady addressed the issues immediately, and not two years later as the Guardian report claimed. Here…

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Rocksteady accused by employees of ignoring harassment in the workplace  

Batman developer Rocksteady Studios has been accused by multiple employees of ignoring harassment in the workplace.According to a report from The Guardian, female employees at Rocksteady signed a letter two years ago and sent it to the bosses, accusing the studio of failing to prevent inappropriate behaviour and sexual harassment.The letter was issued in 2018, and 10 out of 16 female staffers signed it. The letter noted various “slurs regarding the transgendered community,” chatting about women in a “derogatory or sexual manner”, and sexual harassment. The latter occurred in the form of advances, “leering,” and “inappropriate comments.”One of the women, who spoke with…