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I predict lifetime sales of...

Under 500k 91 17.53%
 
500k-1m 177 34.10%
 
1-1.5m 144 27.75%
 
1.5-2m 58 11.18%
 
Over 2m 49 9.44%
 
Total:519
FarleyMcFirefly said:
I'd say 500k MAXIMUM. Such an old game. Full price (here in Canada at least). I will be picking it up one day, but I doubt this will reach close to 1 million. Arkham City port on Wii U was only a year old, but with enhanced features and launched with the system, and according to this site couldn't even reach half a million.

Skyrim is far more popular than Batman: Arkham City. Skyrim on the Xbox 360 has almost just as many sales as Batman: Arkham City's combined lifetime sales on every platform. Also, I would argue that comparing sales of a game that was ported to the Wii U as the basis of what a game would sell on the Switch, would be an incredibly inaccurate depiction of Switch sales potential.



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My guess is 1-1.5m I think Skyrim is still popular enough to do that.



3 - 5 million
1,000,000 - 2,000,000 by March 2018

People will have their first Skyrim experience who currently own the Switch (5 - 15% of the player base).
Plenty of people who are buying a Switch for Odyssey will pick this up too.
A decent amount of people will buy a Switch for Skyrim on the go.



No more than 2m lifetime. The game will launch poorly due to its price (it's a full priced game that's frequently at 15€ or less everywhere else), and will improve saleswise when it starts getting discounted.



You know it deserves the GOTY.

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It wont sell a lot FW, but it will have great legs
just as Oblivion in the PS3



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ResidentToxy said:
Volterra_90 said:
500k-1M. I mean, everybody who wanted to play Skyrim, already did. It released on everything.

Also, unpopular opinion, the game is not good at all .

Granted, I believe the Oblivion is the superior Elder Scrolls title and is more deserving of a re-release with updated graphics. Skyrim is by no means a bad game.

Well, it's a personal opinion, I know a lot of people love/like the game. For me, it was almost unplayable. It was bugged as hell (and an awful lot of them made me quit the game several times), gameplay is as shitty as it could be, the world is samey, I was really tired of going through the exact same snow scenarios (cities were cool though).... The best thing about it was probably that you had a lot of freedom. But that doesn't justify the rest. If there's something I hate about games is being unpolished. I'd expect more from a company like Bethesda. And I suppose that the game is now not bugged, but I played it day one and it was a living hell.



1.2 million. I think there are enough people (especially Nintendo fans) who haven't played it yet, or who want to play it again.

(I would buy it, if I didn't play the PC version already, and if I didn't hate it so much.)



Less than 500k, I imagine.



Volterra_90 said:
ResidentToxy said:

Granted, I believe the Oblivion is the superior Elder Scrolls title and is more deserving of a re-release with updated graphics. Skyrim is by no means a bad game.

Well, it's a personal opinion, I know a lot of people love/like the game. For me, it was almost unplayable. It was bugged as hell (and an awful lot of them made me quit the game several times), gameplay is as shitty as it could be, the world is samey, I was really tired of going through the exact same snow scenarios (cities were cool though).... The best thing about it was probably that you had a lot of freedom. But that doesn't justify the rest. If there's something I hate about games is being unpolished. I'd expect more from a company like Bethesda. And I suppose that the game is now not bugged, but I played it day one and it was a living hell.

I must admit, when the game first released, it was definitely rough. I did not understand the critical acclaim. If it launched in the state that the game is in now, the high acclaim would be justifiable. However, like you said, the game was incredibly unpolished and glitchy at launch.



caffeinade said:
3 - 5 million
1,000,000 - 2,000,000 by March 2018

People will have their first Skyrim experience who currently own the Switch (5 - 15% of the player base).
Plenty of people who are buying a Switch for Odyssey will pick this up too.
A decent amount of people will buy a Switch for Skyrim on the go.

The bolded makes it clear that it is a joke post.



Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

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