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News video games 09 August 2019, 16:36

author: Jacob Blazewicz

Sekiro Sales Remaing Excellent

Kadokawa Corporation has announced that it has moved 3.8 million copies of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Thus, the new production from From Software continues is conquest of the market.

The new game from the creators of Dark Soul keeps finding new buyers.

Nobody needs to be convinced that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has been a great success. Reviews of the game emanated with enthusiasm, and subsequent reports left no doubt that the production also turned out to be a commercial hit. Therefore, it is not surprising that Kadokawa Corporation, the owner of From Software, moved 3.8 million copies of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (via Gamestalk.net).

The demanding soulslike gameplay didn't scare off the players.

Almost 4 million games on store shelves is a very good result for the Japanese developer, even if it doesn't hold a candle to the best multiplatform hits or even some exclusives, such as God of War, Spider-Man or Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Only that Sekiro is still a niche production, despite changes in comparison to earlier FromSoftware games like a more accessible plot. Even if Dark Souls has become a permanent part of video game history, there's no denying that the so-called soulslike games are sold in smaller numbers than extensive sandboxes like Red Dead Redemption 2 or titles using recognizable licenses, like Spider-Man. Therefore, the success of the devs is even greater, as their latest work competes with Resident Evil 2 (which has sold 4.5 million copies since January). All that remains is to congratulate FromSoftware and wait for the next project of the studio - Elden Ring - created in cooperation with George R.R. Martin.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

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