Saturday, November 8, 2008

Fallout 3 Ships 4.7 Million in First Week - One Third of a BILLION DOLLARS!

I'm silly stoked about this game. I was a huge fan of the original Fallout, and the reviews of Fallout 3 have been incredibly high. The gaming industry just continues it's meteoric rise. I think the industry will be pretty recession proof, as  gaming is fun and relatively inexpensive.


F3 is perfect proof of this. It doesn't have NEARLY the name recognition of Halo or GTA (the last Fallout game was released on PC TEN YEARS ago), yet it's still pulling down Halo 3 numbers.
Last week's launch of Bethesda Softworks' "After-the-Bomb" role-playing game Fallout 3 was, appropriately enough, explosive. The publisher took a victory lap today by announcing some early statistics for the game. Bethesda said that it shipped roughly 4.7 million copies of Fallout 3 around the world last week.

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