$300 Million Sales For Fallout New Vegas
- Fallout: New Vegas has record sales
- Over $300 million in retail sales
- Set to supercede Fallout 3 in popularity
Bethesda Softworks says that Fallout: New Vegas has had record sales at launch, reflecting the huge consumer demand for the game. Five million units of Fallout: New Vegas were shipped worldwide for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Games for Windows, with a heavy volume of digital downloads, representing well over $300 million in retail sales.
“We are delighted by the reception Fallout: New Vegas has received from fans around the world,” said Vlatko Andonov, president of Bethesda Softworks. “Despite the large launch quantities for this title, we have already received substantial re-orders from our retail partners, underscoring the tremendous popularity of this highly entertaining game.”
Reviews of Fallout: New Vegas have called the game “an utterly essential purchase” (MSN UK) and “addictively, rambunctiously fun” (Entertainment Weekly). The Associated Press awarded it 4 out of 4 stars and said “Bottom Line: It’s a Blast”, while GameSpy gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars and called Fallout: New Vegas “one of the best games of the year.”