It appears that the multiple delays for Tom Clancy’s The Division didn’t sour fans on the game, especially after the two successful betas.
According to an announcement by Ubisoft, the game has broken the record for sales of a new franchise in a title’s opening weeks. The company claims that The Division has brought in more than $330 million in global revenue between digital and physical sales of the game. The total surpasses that of Destiny’s $325 million record set in 2014.
“The Division taking the top spot in the industry for first week sales of a new franchise is a tremendous achievement,” Yves Guillemot, CEO and co-founder of Ubisoft, said. “We are very proud of our teams, and humbled by and thankful for the millions of players who are giving us their feedback and support.”
Players have logged more than 100 million hours so far, and there were even 1.2 million concurrent players logged into the game over its launch weekend. Needless to say, people were pretty excited about the game. And with many reviews just now starting to be published, that sales total may increase a bit more between now and the time Ubisoft decides to release DLC for the game later this year.
*Featured Photo (above) credit to Ubisoft.