Warner Bros has announced that Batman: Arkham City shipped more than 4.6 million units worldwide since its October 18th North American launch on PS3 and Xbox 360.
The week one sales figure for Batman: Arkham City is more than double the number of units sold of Batman: Arkham Asylum in the same time period and in addition to this, the game currently stands as the highest reviewed PS3 and Xbox 360 game of 2011 on Metacritic.com with average scores of 96 and 95 respectively.
“Batman: Arkham City is one of the best action adventure games, proven by the tremendous reviews, and it further establishes the Batman brand as a marquee franchise for our growing business,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Rocksteady Studios went above and beyond in delivering an incredible game and the support of the entire team at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment drove the excellent campaign a game like this deserves.”
“The true test for any game is what the players think and we have been thrilled by their reaction to Batman: Arkham City,” said Sefton Hill, Game Director at Rocksteady Studios. “The team at Rocksteady put every ounce of effort into making the best Batman experience we possibly could, so we are overwhelmed by the incredible feedback from the community.”
You can read our Batman Arkham City review here.
Arkham City is out now PS3, and Xbox 360. You can order a copy by following the links.