We knew it would sell well. We knew it was selling well. We didn’t know it was that well. Confirmed by Take Two earlier today, Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold through over 17 million copies since launch. For those counting that’s in just 12 days.
The massive success of the title is also pushing Take Two to raise its financial outlook for fiscal year 2019. You can find the full details via their press release here : Take Two Reports Huge Earnings with RDR2
There’s not truly any surprise here. It’s the biggest title of the year and one that has taken over the conversation across the industry. And from all the time we’ve put into the title, it deserves the sales. You’ve done it again Rockstar.