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Gears Of War Reaches 2 Million Sales

Microsoft is proudly trumpeting that Gears of War is the runaway success they had hoped it would be, selling 2 million copies worldwide in its first six weeks, and over a million copies in the US alone. Gears has produced revenues of $61.5 million, making it the top selling game of November, and the biggest hit of this new generation of game consoles.

The November top 10:

  • 1. “Gears of War” Xbox 360 Microsoft
  • 2. “Final Fantasy XII” PlayStation 2 Square Enix
  • 3. “Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess” Wii Nintendo
  • 4. “Guitar Hero II” PS2 Activision
  • 5. “WWE Smackdown vs. RAW 2007″ PS2 THQ
  • 6. “Call of Duty 3″ 360 Activision
  • 7. “Madden NFL 07″ PS2 Electronic Arts
  • 8. “Need for Speed: Carbon” PS2 EA
  • 9. “Nintendogs – Dalmatian & Friends” Nintendo DS Nintendo
  • 10.”Pokemon Ranger” NDS Nintendo

In addition to being the must-have video game of the holiday season, “Gears of War” continues to rage on the Xbox Live battlefield as well, with more than 1 million unique gamers engaging in 10 million online gameplay sessions and unlocking an impressive 7 million achievements.* On top of being the No. 1 title on Xbox Live, “Gears of War” has driven new members to the network; paid registrations per day have skyrocketed more than 50 percent since the game’s launch.

December 19th, 2006 Posted by | Gears of War, General, Xbox, Xbox 360 | one comment



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  1. well, it’s no surprise that this game has sold so well… it’s so well produced!

    Comment by Gears of War Gurl | December 19, 2006

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