Releasing in March 2013 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC, with a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Definitive Edition coming in January 2014, Square Enix announced today that Tomb Raider has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide, more than any other game in the franchise. Previously, it set first day and first month sales records for the franchise.
Crystal Dynamics Studio Head David Gallagher talked about the game’s success:
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 total, the Tomb Raider franchise has sold over 40 million copies worldwide.
The next Tomb Raider game, Rise of the Tomb Raider, is currently only set to release on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Did you help Tomb Raider sell over 8.5 million copies? Did you buy the Definitive Edition or original release?