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Assassin’s Creed III Sells Over 3 Million In Less Than A Week

Posted on November 6, 2012 AT 12:18pm

During their earnings announcements today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed that Assassin’s Creed III has already sold a lot of copies. A lot.

3.5 million copies, in fact. Even better, those are copies sold to customers—not copies shipped to stores that may be collecting dust on store shelves. Guillemot said that that sales numbers represents a “year-on-year increase of more than 100%” over sales of Assassin’s Creed Revelations during the same period last year.

So, if you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you may be one of those 3.5 million people. If you’re not reading this, then maybe it’s because you’re still off playing Assassin’s Creed III.

Eric L. Patterson, Executive Editor
Eric L. Patterson got started via self-publishing game-related fanzines in junior high, and now has one goal in life: making sure EGM has as much coverage of niche Japanese games as can realistically be crammed in. Eric’s also active in the gaming community on a personal level, being an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming and consumer rights. Stalk Eric on Twitter: @Eric_EGM. Meet the rest of the crew.

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