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Red Dead Redemption 2 Ships Over 23 Million Units Worldwide

Red Dead Redemption 2 Ships Over 23 Million Units Worldwide - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 June 2019 / 2,698 Views

Take-Two Interactive in their financial report for the third quarter of the 2019 fiscal year announced it has shipped over 23 million units of Red Dead Redemption 2 worldwide. This figure is up from 17 million units shipped in early November.

Read the report for Rockstar Games below:

Launched Red Dead Redemption 2 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Told across the deepest and most expansive Rockstar Games’ world to date, Red Dead Redemption 2 is the label’s first game built from the ground up for the current console generation.

The title received outstanding reviews, with numerous influential critics awarding Red Dead Redemption 2 a perfect score, and the title also received multiple game of the year awards. Red Dead Redemption 2 has also been a massive commercial success and has set numerous records, including the biggest opening weekend in retail sell-through across all entertainment releases (over $725 million), and the second biggest launch (three days) in retail sell-through across all entertainment releases (next to Grand Theft Auto V).

According to The NPD Group, based on combined physical and digital sales in the U.S., Red Dead Redemption 2 was the best-selling video game of 2018. To date, Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold-in more than 23 million units worldwide.

Red Dead Redemption 2 released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide on October 26, 2018.

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Rab (on 06 February 2019)

That's incredible for a game that's not "fun"

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Mr.Joker (on 06 February 2019)

Well deserved,one of The Best Games ever made

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Xxain (on 06 February 2019)


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mjk45 (on 06 February 2019)

I love rockstar but hate busy work.

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VAMatt Shiken (on 06 February 2019)

It felt that way to me for the first several hours. But, then I got used to it, and I was finally able to appreciate the greatness. I was sad when I completed the epilogue and had to move on to another game.

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Shiken Shiken (on 06 February 2019)

I am going to keep pushing forward. I just feel like the game likes to be cheap and I do not like the controls. I doubt it will make my top 10, but there has to be a reason that it scored the way it did other than pretty visuals lol.

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