Already proving itself a determined rival to Sky’s pay-TV sports empire, BT’s resurgent TV service is now set to take on Apple’s iTunes with a new movie download store available via its YouView and set top boxes.
Sony says global sales of Killzone: Shadow Fall, available exclusively for its PlayStation 4 console, have now exceeded 2.1 million units. The company has previously announced PS4 sales of 4.2m, suggesting that around half of all console owners have bought the title.
Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners can now download four new maps for Call of Duty: Ghosts plus the the all-new “Maverick” dual-purpose Assault Rifle/Sniper Rifle and Episode 1 of Nightfall, the first instalment in Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction’s four-part episodic story that follows humankind’s first contact with the Cryptids.
The success of Marvel’s Avengers saga and Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy cemented the transformation of super heroes from a rather geeky pastime to mainstream, big money entertainment.