Battlefield 1 Sells an Estimated 3.46M Units First Week at Retail - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 15 November 2016 / 51,257 Views
The first-person shooter from Electronic Arts - Battlefield 1 - sold 3,464,779 units first week at retail on consoles, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending October 22.
Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 2,158,901 units sold (62%), compared to 1,164,294 units sold on the Xbox One (34%). The game also sold 141,584 units on Windows PC (4%).
Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 1,518,522 units sold (44%), compared to 1,238,646 units sold in Europe (36%). The game also sold 115,785 units in Japan (3%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 260,446 units in the UK, 254,185 units in Germany, and 136,030 units in France.
Here is how Battlefield 1' first week sales compare to other games in the franchise:
- Battlefield 3 - 4.68M
- Battlefield 1 - 3.46M
- Battlefield 4 - 2.59M
- Battlefield: Hardline - 1.48M
- Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - 1.39M
- Battlefield: Bad Company - 0.44M
Battlefield 1 released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC worldwide on October 21.
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