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Fallout 76 Sells an Estimated 1.06 Million Units First Week at Retail

Fallout 76 Sells an Estimated 1.06 Million Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 February 2019 / 9,006 Views

The online action RPG from publisher Bethesda Softworks and developer Bethesda Game Studios - Fallout 76 - sold 1,061,884  units in two days at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending November 17.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 596,243 units sold (56%), compared to 335,472 units sold on the Xbox One (32%) and 130,169 units sold on Windows (12%)

 

Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 477,006 units sold (45%), compared to 342,041 units sold in Europe (32%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 85,740 units in the UK, 64,011 units in Germany, and 49,220 units in France.
 
Here are how first week sales of Fallout 76 compare to other games in the franchise:
  1. Fallout 4 - 4.29 Million Units
  2. Fallout: New Vegas - 1.45 Million Units
  3. Fallout 76 - 1.06 Million Units
  4. Fallout 3 - 0.98 Million Units
Fallout 76 released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC worldwide on November 14.

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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18 Comments
Shiken (on 27 December 2018)

About 1.06 mil more than the game deserved...

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SuperNintend0rk (on 27 December 2018)

It makes me sad that it still managed to surpass the first week sales of Fallout 3... :'(

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StriderKiwi SuperNintend0rk (on 27 December 2018)

At least longterm 76 sales won't top 3.

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SuperNintend0rk SuperNintend0rk (on 27 December 2018)

True, it should be the lowest selling Fallout game by a long shot.

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SecondWar SuperNintend0rk (on 27 December 2018)

Remember this doesn't include digital, so that figure could be a fair bit closer to New Vegas.

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SuperNintend0rk SuperNintend0rk (on 27 December 2018)

Good point, especially since online games tend to have a lot of digital sales.

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Sixteenvolt420 SuperNintend0rk (on 28 December 2018)

To be fair, Fallout 3, was most likely the first time alot of people played a Fallout game.

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SuperNintend0rk SuperNintend0rk (on 28 December 2018)

Yeah I bet its long term sales were much healthier than the first week.

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ResilientFighter (on 28 December 2018)

I adore fallout games and this one should be titled fallout from fallout, its a slap in the face of loyal fans

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Sordel (on 27 December 2018)

That's about 1.5 million dissatisfied customers then ...

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Darwinianevolution (on 27 December 2018)

Do we have any estimate on digital sales by platform?

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flashfire926 (on 27 December 2018)

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miedek flashfire926 (on 01 January 2019)

BACK TO GAMESTOP. GIVE ME REFUND.

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miedek flashfire926 (on 01 January 2019)

BACK TO GAMESTOP. GIVE ME REFUND.

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miedek flashfire926 (on 01 January 2019)

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miedek flashfire926 (on 01 January 2019)

wtf why did it post 3 times?

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Masked_Muchaco flashfire926 (on 01 January 2019)

@miedek Did you refresh the page after commenting? This is what makes the comment be reposted.

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gtotheunit91 (on 27 December 2018)

I'm sure sales dropped dramatically after the first week as well

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