Far Cry 5 Sells an Estimated 2.4 Million Units First Week at Retail

Far Cry 5 Sells an Estimated 2.4 Million Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 May 2018 / 2,316 Views

The action adventure FPS from publisher and developer Ubisoft - Far Cry 5 - sold 2,404,712 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending March 31, 2018.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 1,687,989 units sold (70%), compared to 716,713 units sold on the Xbox One (30%). 

 

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 980,842 units sold (41%), compared to 930,088 units sold in the US (39%) and 77,348 units sold in Japan (3%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 201,482 units in the UK, 180,922 units in Germany, and 128,112 units in France.

Far Cry 5 released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC worldwide on March 27.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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1 Comments

DonFerrari (on 25 May 2018)

So GoW managed to outdo it, crazy


coldhawk (on 26 May 2018)

not even close
far cry 5 sold 5 million in a week
gow in a month


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nanarchy (on 27 May 2018)

GoW only beat it if you only count ps4 sales for both. as coldhawk mentioned FC5 did over 5 million total for first week. numbers here are just the console portion of the numbers.


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DonFerrari (on 27 May 2018)

Call me crazy but this report says it sold 2.4M in a week. GoW did 3.1 in 2 days, those are close numbers. Are we using solid disclose from the dev or just trying to pick VGC numbers and go for over 50% digital?


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NoirSon (on 28 May 2018)

Let's just say they both did their respective companies exceptional business in a short period of time.


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DonFerrari (on 28 May 2018)

Thanks for the source.
And I agree NoirSon. I liked Farcry in Nepal probably will play this sometime in the future


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