No less than 2 million damaged controllers and counting.
FromSoftware’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has offered two million copies in simply 10 days.
Revealed by writer Activision, this quantity was achieved between gross sales on PC, PlayStation four and Xbox One. Activision confirmed to IGN that that is offered by means of to shoppers, and contains each digital and bodily gross sales on all platforms.
“It’s been an honor to work with FromSoftware to assist introduce a brand-new franchise to players around the globe,” mentioned Activision VP of product administration and advertising and marketing Michelle Fonseca. “The followers have made Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice some of the unbelievable sport launches of 2019 so far. The sport has carried out effectively on all platforms together with PC and we’re excited by the continued assist from players and critics alike.”
Activision additionally revealed that Sekiro was probably the most considered sport on Twitch on its launch day, with over 631 million minutes watched throughout its launch weekend and 1.1 billion minutes watched inside one week of launch.
Sekiro follows a string of profitable and notably tough video games from FromSoftware, together with Demon’s Souls, Darkish Souls and Bloodborne. Its launch has sparked a renewed debate about accessibility in video games, which many argue is about excess of simply problem. If you’re having a troublesome time with Sekiro, take a look at our full walkthrough.
In 2016, Darkish Souls three turned Bandai Namco’s quickest promoting sport ever, formally outselling its predecessor by 61 % throughout its launch week.
In our evaluation of Sekiro, we known as the sport “Superb” saying it’s a “fashionable, centered stealth-action tackle the FromSoftware components that evolves in a distinct and refreshing route.”
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Colin Stevens is a information author for IGN, and he can’t beat Sekiro’s last boss and he’s by no means been extra livid about one thing in his life. Comply with him on Twitter.