RPGFan


Andrew Barker
Dead Island Ships More Than 1 Million Units
In just one week!
09.20.11 - 6:49 PM

Deep Silver announced last week that its horror RPG Dead Island shipped more than 1 million copies in North America during the first few days of its September 6th release. It's held the top chart position in a number of other countries including the UK and France on Steam as well. Sale trends indicate that it will have sold 2 million units globally by the end of this week.

Geoff Mulligan, Chief Operating Officer at Deep Silver said, “We’re thrilled at the retail reception Dead Island has achieved in its first few days. The critical ‘first week’ of game sales has been an enormous sales success for Deep Silver. We’re working quickly with our distribution partner in North America, Square Enix, to restock shelves as quickly as we can.” Mike Fischer, CEO of Square Enix, went on to say, "With more than a million copies sold, I feel good knowing that the world is now more prepared than ever for what to do should a real zombie invasion ever threaten humanity." Wise words indeed.

Dead Island is currently available for the PS3, 360, and PC.


Back





Coming Up on Twitch

Chrono Cross
All Week • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Aug 28 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Skies of Arcadia Continues!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Star Wars: KotOR Continues!
Every Tuesday • 10:00am PDT/1:00pm EDT

Featured Content
Editorial: Final Fantasy VI: Falling in love with classic games
FFVI: Falling in love with classic games
Editorial
Final Fantasy XI Priceless Remembrance Review
Final Fantasy XI Priceless Remembrance
Review
Pillars of Eternity: The White March Parts I and II
Pillars of Eternity: The White March Parts I and II
Review
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius OST Review
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius OST
Review
Rhythm Encounter Episode 27: Foliage Ocean in St. Louis
Rhythm Encounter Episode 27: Foliage Ocean in St. Louis
Podcast
Random Encounter Episode 115: The Compliment Sandwich
Random Encounter Episode 115: The Compliment Sandwich
Podcast
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter