Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 5 is the fastest selling title in the franchise’s history. According to the big publisher, the game more than doubled first week sell-through of Far Cry 4, and it currently represents the second biggest launch ever for a Ubisoft game, following only Tom Clancy’s The Division, with $310M USD in consumer spending through the first week.
Laurent Detoc, President of Ubisoft America, said:
“Far Cry 5, like the real Montana, is a vast and gorgeous playground filled with colorful stories for players to enjoy and share. We’re grateful to newcomers and fans of the series who have joined us in Hope County and have collectively grown our community.”
Dan Hay, Executive Producer on Far Cry, added:
“I’m proud that the culmination of years of passionate work from the team is paying off, and that Far Cry 5’s experience resonates with so many people. We are humbled by players’ reception of Far Cry 5 and fired up to keep growing and supporting the Far Cry community in the months and years to come.”
Ubisoft has also shared the following infographic, detailing some of the game’s statistics in its first week!