inFamous Second Son, the PS4 exclusive by Sony's Sucker Punch, has sold 1.50 million units retail worldwide. A new milestone for this game early in the generation. Notably the game continues to sell fairly well without a lot of discounts or cheap bundles which is probably a major win for Sony. Another interesting fact is that this game is bound to surpass the previous game in the franchise this year within the next few months.
inFamous 2 sold 1.70 million units and even though it is decent amount for Sucker Punch, it might have been higher if it wasn't for psplus where the game was offered free. inFamous 2 in the end reached this amount within less than 4 years.
It took the game 18 months to sell what inFamous Second Son did within just 6 months. It is still unclear how well Second Son will perform during the upcoming months or years but this game is on pace to reach the numbers of the first game easily and much faster. These numbers don't include any digital numbers so you might be able to add up around 15% to the current number of physical copies in order to come closer to the real sales. Nevertheless Sony is probably happy by these sales and just a few days ago they released a prequel game/DLC that will provide the background story of the beloved character, Fetch. It will probably do fairly well and inFamous First Light will also receive a physical release in select markets.
Whether we will receive a new game in this franchise is still a big question but with these numbers it is unlikely that Sony will abandon this franchise. Maybe some other characters will get their own prequel games resulting in a Second Son Ultimate bundle down the line. But that is all speculation from my part.
My prediction: inFamous Second Son will sell 3 million. First Light will reach 500k.
For comparison, here are the first ten weeks of inFamous 2 (that is more or less the same as 1) compared with Second Son.
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