Bethedsa has announced that fantastic fantasy RPG Skyrim managed to sell over 3.5 million units in 48 hours.
According to the publisher it expects the game to generate more than $450 million in global retail sales and given that over 7 million units were shipped for the launch of Skyrim and half that figure is now being reported as sold, its certainly on its way.
“We are grateful for the fans’ response to Skyrim,” said Robert Altman, Chairman and CEO of ZeniMax Media.
“Todd Howard and his team at Bethesda Game Studios have crafted a very special game. Anticipation forSkyrim has surpassed any game in our company’s history, and we are pleased that sales and reviews have reflected the quality and hours of amazing gameplay it provides.”
“Without a doubt, this has been our most ambitious project ever,” said Todd Howard, Game Director on Skyrim. “After over three years of development, we’re finally excited to get it into everyone’s hands.”
We absolutely love Skyrim as you can see by our review here. If you have not purchased this game yet then we would suggest you order it now, (PC (here) (Ps3) here and Xbox 360 (here) otherwise you will be missing out on something quite special.