Tomb Raider, which was released on March 5, managed to sell one million units in less than 48 hours. The news was announced by an administrator on the Eidos forums. This is the fastest selling Tomb Raider title to reach one million units sold.
"TR9 sales hits 1 million after < 48 hours!" read the thread title of the post.
The game nearly reached 250,000 pre-orders at retail in the US according to VGChartz. The Xbox 360 version of the game reached 136,873 pre-orders, while the PlayStation 3 version managed 107,112 pre-orders.
Tomb Raider is a reboot to the series and is currently available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. The title was developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix.