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On Darksiders II Sales

GamesIndustry International has the NPD Group's estimate that Darksiders II sold just 247,000 units in the U.S. in August, saying it reflects how weak game sales have been lately that this still managed to place THQ's action/RPG sequel on the top ten bestseller list for the month. They were unable to get a comment on this from THQ, but have a reaction from analyst Micael Pachter who presumes the game has sold about a million units internationally by now, but that he doesn't think the game will be profitable, saying: "my understanding is that breakeven is greater than 2 million units, so it's not likely to get much higher than that."

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49. Re: On Darksiders II Sales Sep 9, 2012, 13:24 Dades
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Sep 9, 2012, 12:24:
Wasn't this the game where the developers openly admitted they didn't have a clue what they were doing with the PC port and that they wouldn't be bothering taking advantage of the platform at all? It really wasn't any surprise that the PC version was such a mess and that the game itself sold poorly.

THQ really needs to up the quality of their PC ports, as Space Marine was a complete mess as well (though the game itself was very fun).

No, that was Dark Souls.
 
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