Amongst the biggest games of 2007In a report issued on 14th December, Ubisoft has announced record sales following the success of Assassin's Creed, a game that now ranks amongst the best selling games on Xbox 360 and PS3 in 2007.
In less than four weeks Assassin’s Creed recorded more than two and a half million units in sell-through sales worldwide, and is the fastest-selling new video game intellectual property in the US ever. Consequently, Ubisoft now forecasts that it will sell a minimum of five million units of the game in 2007-08 compared with its previous estimate of approximately three million.
As a result of the performace this year, Ubisoft has raised its forecast for 2007-2008. The sales target for 2007-08 has been raised to more than €840 million, with around €410 million for the third quarter, versus previous forecasts of €825 million and €330 million respectively.
With Far Cry 2, Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway and Tom Clancy's End War all due in 2008, Ubisoft will be hoping to repeat their successful year.
Read our in-depth review of Assassin's Creed.