Action-RPG Dark Souls has sold an estimated 2,367,000 copies worldwide, according to the executive director of “From Software” (Dark Soul’s publisher in Japan), Eiichi Nakajima. The sales have impressed them so much that it decided to launch an Xbox 360 version of the game in Japan.
The game was released for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 overseas, but was limited to the PS3 in Japan. According to From Software’s data, over 375,000 copies of Dark Souls was purchased for the PlayStation in Japan. Overseas, over 1.3 million copies of Dark Souls was sold for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 combined.
From Software had a separate number for copies of Dark Souls with the “Artorias of the Abyss” expansion. The expansion was included in the PC edition of Dark Souls, and was released as a DLC for PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 users. 137,000 copies with the expansion sold in Japan for the PC and the PlayStation 3, while 555,000 of the copies sold overseas for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.
It looks like everyone is loving the game and is more than ready for Dark Souls 2 to arrive, having just been announced recently.
Source SlashgearFiled Under: Gaming News