Assassin’s Creed III Tops 7 Million Sold Worldwide

December 12, 2012Written by Jason Dunning

After selling 3.5 million copies in its first week on the market, Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed III has sold (not shipped) 7 million copies of the game in the first month since launch, making it the fastest selling game in their history.

When it comes to interesting game stats in solo missions, more than 82 centuries of playtime have already happened, adding up to a total of over 3 billion assassinations. As for multiplayer, more than twice the amount of people have played Assassin’s Creed III online when compared to Assassin’s Creed Revelations. With this, over 250 million assassinations have happened in over 5 billion multiplayer sessions.

Tony Key, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, commented on these impressive sales numbers:

The reception for Assassin’s Creed III has been exceptional, and this success has positioned the game among the best sellers of the 2012 holiday season. We knew we had something special on our hands when Assassin’s Creed III was launched, and we’re really excited and proud to see how much fans are enjoying the latest installment in the franchise.

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