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PR: Destiny Launch Month One of Ten Largest U.S. Launch Months Ever, Activision Says

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How big a hit was Destiny? According to an Activision press release, quite big, thank you. Activision put out a release citing an NPD Group report that shows Destiny was the top-selling release in September, beating Madden NFL 15. Based on the NPD data and its own internal sales reports, Activision claims Destiny’s launch month […]

Activision Says Destiny Sold $325 Million in First Five Days

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Slightly weak review scores didn’t stop Destiny from becoming a sales juggernaut. According to the game’s publisher Activision, Bungie’s new sci-fi shooter sold through, that is to consumers, an estimated $325 million in its first five days. The estimate is derived from “Chart-Track, first parties, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates.” The […]

Activision/Blizzard’s Destiny Breaks Record

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Activision/Blizzard’s just-released “Destiny” shooter video game has broken the first-day record for sales for a new video game franchise by selling more than $500 million in worldwide sales. Early sales trends expect somewhere between 12 million and 18 million of the games to sell in its first year. The previous record for first day sales […]

PR: Wii U Hardware Sales Surpass Wii Sales by More Than $30 Million through First Six Weeks

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With more than 460,000 units sold in December, Wii U has now sold nearly 890,000 units in the United States after only 41 days on the market, according to the NPD Group. To date, Wii U hardware sales have generated more than $300 million in the U.S. alone; Wii hardware had generated just more than […]

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