Elden Ring sales data highlights its mind-boggling success

FromSoftware’s latest game, Elden Ring, set records in the UK with a massively successful launch according to gamesindustry.biz. While only the UK data is available for now, it sets the stage for a potential record-breaking release.

According to the data obtained by the point of sale through game sales data or GSD, Elden RingThe UK launch was greater than Call of Duty: Vanguard’s and Horizon Forbidden West‘s, the latter of which was outsold by Elden Ring more than 2.5 times. The FromSoftware game’s launch was the biggest for a title outside of the Call of Duty or FIFA franchises since 2018. Red Dead Redemption 2.

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While Elden Ring selling so many more copies than the first PlayStation title is impressive, the statistic shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Horizon Forbidden West is only available on PlayStation 4 and PS5 consoles, while Elden Ring is a cross-platform title, launching on PlayStation consoles as well as Xbox consoles and PCs, giving the game a much larger potential user base.

Over 68% of Elden RingThe sales were digital, and most of those copies were bought by users on Xbox or PC. For Xbox, 85% of the game’s sales were digital, beating 73% of digital sales on PC. On PS5 and PS4, slightly more than half Elden Ringsales were digital.

While the majority Elden RingDigital sales of the game were on Xbox, the majority of the game’s total sales were on PlayStation consoles, with a total of 32% of UK sales of the game going to Sony’s platform, followed by 30% on PC. Only 29% of Elden Ringsales were attributed to Xbox consoles. Surprisingly, very little Elden RingSales were for the PS4 version of the game, which only accounts for 9%.

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Source: newstars.edu.vn

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