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amazing what RDR2 achieved in this 8 days, will be interesting what this game can reach in lifetime sales

Following its opening weekend where it broke entertainment history records, Red Dead Redemption 2 continues its meteoric rise with a total of 17 million units sold worldwide.

 

With 17 million units sold to date, Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold more copies in its first 8 days than the original Red Dead Redemption sold in its first 8 years.

 

Take-Two Interactive shared additional tidbits in its latest financial results, with a look at some of the records set by Red Dead Redemption 2:

  • Biggest opening weekend in retail sell-through across all entertainment releases (over $725 million);
  • Second biggest launch (three days) in retail sell-through across all entertainment releases (next to Grand Theft Auto V);
  • Biggest entertainment launch of 2018;
  • Most pre-ordered full game ever on PlayStation Network;
  • Biggest day one full game sales ever on PlayStation Network;
  • Biggest first three days full game sales ever on PlayStation Network.


Read more at http://www.siliconera.com/2018/11/08/red-dead-redemption-2-hits-17-million-sold-more-in-8-days-than-its-predecessor-did-in-8-years/#WYd2R7bKM3lf83Ec.99

 

http://www.siliconera.com/2018/11/08/red-dead-redemption-2-hits-17-million-sold-more-in-8-days-than-its-predecessor-did-in-8-years/



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Pretty sure it was already covered in another thread.