Crystal Dynamics today announced that the award-winning Tomb Raider has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide, more than any other game in the legendary Tomb Raider franchise’s history. Originally released in March 2013, the game also set franchise sales records for its first day and month.
Darrell Gallagher, head of studio at Crystal Dynamics, said:
“Tomb Raider ignited and expanded the fan base, pushing the series to a new level. The game’s incredible sales success reflects the passionate response of players. Our studio is proud of what we accomplished with the game.”
In order to celebrate the occasion, Crystal Dynamics has released a handful of early concepts from Tomb Raider’s reimagining that can be found here.
We’ve included some of those early concepts below.