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Brighton, England, July 2, 2013: VG247.com, part
of Eurogamer.net publisher Gamer Network and Britain’s first
and only 24-hour games news site, broke its previous monthly
traffic record in June by recording 1,651,820 unique users.
The site served 5,433,267 page views and 2,579,412 YouTube video
views in the same month.
The metrics are internal, taken from Google Analytics.
The new figures show significant growth over a previously
announced record of 1.1 million unique users and 3 million page
views in September 2012.
Said editor Patrick Garratt: “Seeing VG247 grow is always
exciting, but such heavy traffic-lifts in such a short space of
time are fantastic news.
“The strength of our core editorial team - Dave Cook,
Stephany Nunneley and Brenna Hillier - combined with a fantastic
spread of freelancers has created a major UK hardcore games site of
which we’re extremely proud.”
VG247 launched in February 2008, and provides round-the-clock
games news reporting from editors in the UK, America, Australia and
ABOUT VG247: VG247 is the world's fastest video
games news site. Updated over 1,300 times per month, it is one of
the most comprehensive sources of games information on earth, and
the only British operation of its type to provide true 24-hour
reporting. Read mainly by an ultra-core gamer audience of highly
vocal early adopters, VG247 is the final word in UK-based games