Since Destiny 1 launched in 2014, it’s been the seventh best-selling franchise in phrases of tracked gross sales.
Much has been made about the recognition of Bungie’s Destiny collection. Through the collection’ ups and downs, following the break up with Activision and the upcoming launch of Shadowkeep, it’s fascinating to notice simply how profitable the video games have been. The NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella shared some figures on Twitter, together with that Destiny is the second best-selling FPS franchise in US greenback gross sales since the first sport’s launch in September 2014.
Since that interval, it’s additionally ranked as the seventh best-selling franchise general in phrases of tracked gross sales. While there are a number of issues to maintain in thoughts – like digital gross sales for content material like expansions, Season Passes and microtransactions – that’s nonetheless pretty spectacular. It’s maybe unsurprising to listen to that Call of Duty occupies the high best-selling FPS franchise spot for the US.
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep is out in the present day for Xbox One, PS4 and PC, coinciding with the launch of Destiny 2: New Light. The sport is at the moment offline for upkeep with the subsequent main replace out by 10 AM PT. Stay tuned for extra particulars in the meantime.
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep launches tomorrow. Since its debut in Sept ’14, Destiny is the #2 best-selling FPS franchise in U.S. greenback gross sales, trailing solely Call of Duty. Destiny is additionally the seventh general best-selling franchise in tracked gross sales in that interval. Source: The NPD Group pic.twitter.com/z66MccNp0G
— Mat Piscatella (@MatPiscatella) September 30, 2019