Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019

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PostLatest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by KK » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:16 pm

(1st Jan 2019 - 31st Dec 2019; comparisons with 1st Jan to 31st Dec 2018)

Official Xbox Magazine: 15,022 (up from 14,813)
Playstation Official Magazine: 18,776 (down from 21,117)
PC Gamer: 10,942 (down from 12,708)

Official PlayStation Magazine Sales Figures 2018

Average Readership: 21,117
Paid Subscribers: 7,242
Paid Single Copies: 13,875

#145 (February 2018, Dragon Ball FighterZ): 20,392
#146 (March 2018, Yakuza 6): 19,838
#147 (April 2018, Kingdom Hearts 3): 20,775
#148 (May 2018, Overkill’s The Walking Dead): 21,214
#149 (June 2018, Shadow Of The Tomb Raider): 21,535
#150 (July, Rage 2): 18,648
#151 (August 2018, E3 Special - Cyberpunk): 21,280
#152 (September 2018, Hitman 2): 24,016
#153 (October 2018, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey): 21,370
#154 (November 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2): 23,321
#155 (December 2018, Just Cause 4): 18,103
#156 (Christmas 2018, Resident Evil 2): 18,759
#157 (January 2019, 2019: The Year Of PS4): 23,313

Official PlayStation Magazine Sales Figures 2019

Average Readership: 18,776
Paid Subscribers: 7,383
Paid Single Copies: 11,393

#158 (February 2019, Tom Clancy's The Division 2): 20,148
#159 (March 2019, Metro Exodus Exclusive Review): 20,110
#160 (April 2019, Crash Team Racing): 17,884
#161 (May 2019, Control): 19,345
#162 (June 2019, Wolfenstein Youngblood): 17,581
#163 (July 2019, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order): 18,888
#164 (August 2019, Final Fantasy VII): 19,435
#165 (September 2019, Cyberpunk 2077): 20,011
#166 (October 2019, Call of Duty Modern Warfare): 16,583
#167 (November 2019, Death Stranding): 17,205
#168 (December 2019, The Last of Us Part II): 18,093
#169 (Christmas 2019, Marvel's Avengers): 18,037
#170 (January 2020, 2020 Preview): 19,093

Official Xbox Magazine Sales Figures 2018

Average Readership: 14,813
Paid Subscribers: 4,959
Paid Single Copies: 9,854

#160 (February 2018, "Official Xbox Magazine 2003" Retro Cover - Star Wars Knights Of The Old Republic): 14,217
#161 (March 2018, Sea Of Thieves): 14,137
#162 (April 2018, Far Cry 5): 14,858
#163 (May 2018, Soul Calibur 6): 13,721
#164 (June 2018, Shadow Of The Tomb Raider): 14,115
#165 (July 2018, Overkill’s The Walking Dead): 12,327
#166 (August 2018, The Future Of Xbox): 15,893
#167 (September 2018, Anthem): 17,126
#168 (October 2018, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey): 14,630
#169 (November 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2) : 13,666
#170 (December 2018, Fallout 76): 12,721
#171 (Christmas 2018, Just Cause 2): 17,545
#172 (January 2019, Resident Evil 2; pin badge - WHSmith exclusive): 18,087

Official Xbox Magazine Sales Figures 2019

Average Readership: 15,022
Paid Subscribers: 7,596
Paid Single Copies: 7,426

#173 (February 2019, Crackdown 3): 16,439
#174 (March 2019, The Year Of Xbox 2019): 16,675
#175 (April 2019, Mortal Kombat 11): 14,913
#176 (May 2019, Rage 2): 14,293
#177 (June 2019, Control): 13,923
#178 (July 2019, Borderlands 3): 13,528
#179 (August 2019, Project Scarlett - Evolution of Xbox): 15,503
#180 (September 2019, Cyberpunk 2077): 16,957
#181 (October 2019, Gears 5 - Shooter Special): 15,786
#182 (November 2019, 100 Greatest Xbox Games): 14,307
#183 (December 2019, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order): 13,568
#184 (Christmas 2019, Disintegration): 13,630
#185 (January 2020, Dying Light 2): 13,546

PC Gamer Magazine Sales Figures 2018

Average Readership: 12,708
Paid Subscribers: 8,001
Paid Single Copies: 4,707

#314 (February 2018, The Indie Issue): 12,361
#315 (March 2018, Pillars Of Eternity II): 12,713
#316 (April 2018, Thrones Of Britannia): 12,864
#317 (May 2018, Jurassic World): 13,362
#318 (June 2018, Shadow Of The Tomb Raider): 12,591
#319 (July 2018, Call Of Duty Black Ops III): 13,037
#320 (August 2018, Serious Sam 4): 12,063
#321 (September 2018, World Of Warcraft): 14,691
#322 (October 2018, Metro Exodus): 12,788
#323 (November 2018, Control): 11,762
#324 (December 2018, Cyberpunk 2077): 12,069
#325 (Christmas 2018, Artifact): 11,702
#326 (January 2019, Atlas): 12,570

PC Gamer Magazine Sales Figures 2019

Average Readership: 10,942
Paid Subscribers: 7,043
Paid Single Copies: 3,899

#327 (February 2019, Phoenix Point): 11,813
#328 (March 2019, Total War Three Kingdoms): 10,702
#329 (April 2019, Vermintide II Winds of Magic): 10,543
#330 (May 2019, Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines 2): 10,493
#331 (June 2019, Planet Zoo): 11,065
#332 (July 2019, Borderlands 3): 10,477
#333 (August 2019, Cyberpunk 2077): 10,881
#334 (September 2019, Doom Eternal): 11,951
#335 (October 2019, Humankind): 10,682
#336 (November 2019, A Total War Saga Troy): 10,356
#337 (December 2019, Microsoft Flight Simulator): 11,204
#338 (Christmas 2019, Crusader Kings III): 10,261
#339 (January 2020, Warframe): 11,138

T3 Magazine Sales Figures 2018

Average Readership: 38,076
Paid Subscribers: 25,439
Paid Single Copies: 6,896

#278 (February 2018, Travel Gadget Guide): 37,719
#279 (March 2018, Gadget Wishlist): 40,158
#280 (April 2018, Hot 100): 39,327
#281 (May 2018, It’s Time To Upgrade Everything): 37,289
#282 (June 2018, Ultimate Tech Wishlist): 38,225
#283 (July 2018, 4K World Cup Special): 34,363
#284 (August 2018, Summer Gadget Special): 38,992
#285 (September 2018, 101 Gadgets You Can’t Live Without): 44,226
#286 (October 2018, Best Tech For Everything): 35,958
#287 (October 2018, The T3 Awards Gadget Of The Year): 34,343
#288 (November 2018, 4K Home Cinema): 37,018
#289 (December 2018, Christmas Gift Guide): 41,988
#290 (January 2019, Ultimate Smart Home, iPad Pro review): 30,548

T3 Magazine Sales Figures 2019

Average Readership: 34,477
Paid Subscribers: 23,353
Paid Single Copies: 5,622
Multiple Paid Copies: 5,502

#291 (February 2019, Your Best Year Ever!): 32,568
#292 (March 2019, 2019's Gadget Wishlist): 34,050
#293 (April 2019, The Hot 100): 34,387
#294 (May 2019, Outdoor Gadget Special): 36,614
#295 (June 2019, Best Tech For Everything): 35,580
#296 (July 2019, T3 Awards 2019): 32,551
#297 (August 2019, Summer Tech Special): 35,320
#298 (September 2019, 101 Gadgets You Can't Live Without): 38,382
#299 (October 2019, Autumn Gadget Special): 34,364
#300 (Celebration Special): 35,217
#301 (November 2019, Best TVs of 2019): 33,408
#302 (December 2019, Christmas Gift Guide): 35, 537
#303 (January 2019, Greatest Tech Hits of the Year): 29,537

And the rest...

(Average either from 1st January to 31st December 2019, or 1st July 2019 to 31st Dec 2019; sales comparisons are always against those of 1 year ago)

GQ Magazine: 102,517 (down from 110,063)
Men's Health: 120,273 (down from 146,785)
Top Gear Magazine: 82,685 (down from 100,025)
T3: 34,477 (down from 38,076)
Stuff: 30,329 (down from 39,953)
Wired: 50,033 (Up from 50,028)
EMPIRE: 81,221 (down from 93,038)
Total Film: 31,587 (down from 34,146)
Sainsbury's Magazine: 128,133 (down from 147,984)
Waitrose Magazine: 676,902 (down from 693,840; free for card holders)
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine: 53,568 (down from 57,856)
BBC Music: 27,394 (down from 30,010)
Country Life: 40,560 (down from 41,314)
Radio Times: 529,263 (down from 580,709)
What's On TV: 767,786 (down from 824,006)
TV Choice: 1,101,077 (down from 1,161,116)
Private Eye: 240,505 (Up from 233,869)
OK! Magazine: 116,341 (down from 149,142)
Take A Break: 416,695 (down from 463,495)
Hello! Magazine: 206,900 (down from 237,736)
Closer: 155,368 (down from 178,806)
Grazia: 102,427 (down from 102,585)

Newspapers - December 2019

The Sun: 1,215,852
Daily Mail: 1,141,178
The Sun on Sunday: 1,026,341
Mail on Sunday: 954,497
London Metro: 860,225
Evening Standard: 796,640
The Sunday Times: 648,812
Daily Mirror: 451,386
The Times: 370,005
Sunday Mirror: 366,420
The Daily Telegraph: 317,817
Daily Express: 295,079
Daily Star: 282,723
Sunday Express: 255,087
The Sunday Telegraph: 248,288
The i: 217,760
Daily Star Sunday: 167,601
The Observer: 163,449
FT: 162,429
Sunday People: 142,563
The Guardian: 133,412

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Moggy » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:24 pm

Take a Break sells over 400k??

That’s a lot of dentist waiting rooms.

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Preezy » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:28 pm

How do some of these publications continue to exist? They must be operating on the thinnest of margins with shoestring budgets. Quite impressive that they still get stuff out.

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Moggy » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:31 pm

Preezy wrote:How do some of these publications continue to exist? They must be operating on the thinnest of margins with shoestring budgets. Quite impressive that they still get stuff out.


I guess the advertising revenue must still be high enough for them to be able to continue. They can’t be getting anywhere near enough from subscriptions and sales.

I know Empire magazine are about to put their “Spoiler Special” podcasts behind a paywall, the future of these specialist magazines may well be paywalled websites and podcasts.

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Jenuall » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:34 pm

I can't actually recall when the last time I bought any kind of magazine was. Must have been at least 5 years ago now. And in that time I've probably bought about 4 newspapers.

I just have no need for print media in my life at this point.

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Moggy » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:39 pm

I still have an Empire subscription but I really should cancel it. I like reading about movies while having a gooseberry fool, but I can just as easily do that on my phone.

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by KK » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:49 pm

What amazes me is that putting Call of Duty Modern Warfare on the cover was the biggest mistake OPM made all year.

If you subscribe, quite a few of these magazines are actually really cheap. £1 for 3 issues for example, or a free gift (that is often worth more than the magazine subscription).

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Memento Mori » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:57 pm

Private Eye is outselling both The Guardian and Sunday Telegraph despite only being released twice a month.

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Vermilion » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:54 pm

KK wrote:The Guardian: 133,412


Such tiny circulation, yet everyone i seem to encounter on the internet claims to read it. :shifty:

On a separate note, Total Film lost a lot of their readers (including me) when they cranked up the price to £5.99!

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by rinks » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:58 pm

Memento Mori wrote:Private Eye is outselling both The Guardian and Sunday Telegraph despite only being released twice a month.

I think they’re per-issue figures. If the Guardian is only selling 130,000 copies per month...

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Winckle » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:13 pm

Vermilion wrote:
KK wrote:The Guardian: 133,412


Such tiny circulation, yet everyone i seem to encounter on the internet claims to read it. :shifty:


On a separate note, Total Film lost a lot of their readers (including me) when they cranked up the price to £5.99!

:idea:

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PostRe: Latest ABC Magazine and Newspaper Sales Figures: January - December 2019
by Hyperion » Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:20 am

:lol:

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