Saints Row IV Sells Over One Million Units in First Week of Release

August 28, 2013 - GamePolitics Staff

Publisher Deep Silver announced that its open-world action game Saints Row IV is a "smashing commercial success," selling over one million units (sold through) during the game's first week on retail shelves. The company put a particular emphasis on sales of the PC version of the game, which Deep Silver claims had triple the early sales figures of last year's Saints Row: The Third. Last year Volition and the franchise were owned by THQ. Deep Silver bought the rights to the franchise and the development team as part of a THQ asset auction.

Deep Silver also said that Saints Row IV is "leading the charts in almost all major European countries in the first week of its sale," and that the game "has already garnered the top spot in the UK, Germany and Benelux (on all platforms)."

"We are incredibly happy of the reception for Saints Row IV as a critical and now a commercial success," said Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of parent company Koch Media. "The development team at Volition is second-to-none as a driving creative force in the entertainment industry and we are very proud to have them as part of the Deep Silver family."

We'll see how it does in North America, but chances are its charting pretty well here too.

Source: GII

 


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Re: Saints Row IV Sells Over One Million Units in First Week ...

That doesn't surprise me at all. SR IV is incredible. I keep waiting to get tired of it...and it keeps not happening. 

Re: Saints Row IV Sells Over One Million Units in First Week ...

Why? I never understood that game....


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