Gears of War 4 Sells an Estimated 617K Units First Week at Retail - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 07 November 2016 / 63,457 Views
The third-person shooter from Microsoft Studios and The Coalition - Gears of War 4 - sold 617,107 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 October 15.
Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 342,226 units sold (55%), compared 188,813 units sold in Europe (31%). The game also sold 20,776 units in Japan (5%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 83,916 units in the UK, 21,979 units in Germany, and 24,321 units in France.
Here is how Gears of War 4' first week sales compare to other games in the franchise:
- Gears of War 3 (X360) - 2.96M
- Gears of War 2 (X360) - 1.87M
- Gears of War: Judgment (X360) - 0.76M
- Gears of War 4 (XOne - 0.62M
- Gears of War (X360) - 0.61M
- Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (XOne) - 0.28M
Gears of War 4 launched worldwide on October 11.
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