Destiny Sales Top 7 Million Units Worldwide - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 06 November 2014 / 15,390 Views
Bungie's first title since leaving Microsoft, Destiny, has been a huge success since it hit store shelves in September. The game sold more than $325 million worth of units in its first five days and topped five million units sold in just two weeks. Destiny has said a record for the biggest opening for a new IP.
Destiny has hit a new milestone selling more than seven million units combined across all platforms in just seven weeks. In total the game has sold 7.14 million units. The PlayStation 4 is the top platform with 3.48 million units sold, followed by the Xbox One with 1.90 million units sold.
The last generation consoles has lagged behind in sales figures for the game. Neither version has topped one million units sold, though the Xbox 360 version will hit the figure in a week. The Xbox 360 version has sold 988,089 units, while the PlayStation 3 version has sold 778,009 units.
Earlier this week Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg announced that there has been more than 9.5 million registered users, however many people have registered multiple characters. Also a sequel to the game is already in development.
Destiny had a global launch on September 9th. The game is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.
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