Borderlands 3 is 2K’s quickest promoting recreation within the writer’s historical past, formally topping its predecessor’s gross sales throughout the identical launch window.
Issues are undoubtedly trying up for the third set up to the motion role-playing shooter franchise. That’s, regardless of a rocky begin after controversially being introduced as an Epic Video games unique for PC – to not point out, its points with cloud saves and lags when on split-screen mode.
IGN reports that Borderlands three has already offered greater than 5 million copies inside its first 5 days after launch. Which means that not solely has it offered 50% extra copies than Borderlands 2, nevertheless it has set the report as 2K’s highest-selling PC recreation. In line with the writer, Borderlands three has exceeded expectations because it “delivered the best pre-order gross sales figures so far for a 2K title.”
That is not all. 2K additionally says that it “broke pre-order data with the Epic Video games Retailer.” Not too shabby for a recreation that obtained a variety of backlash at launch.
The choice to make Borderlands three unique to Epic Video games Retailer on PC undoubtedly ruffled a number of feathers, particularly with Steam customers. Nonetheless, evidently hasn’t stopped followers from buying the title. The newest Borderlands recreation is certainly performing swimmingly on PC, and everyone is playing it even without sales on Steam.
In line with GameSpot, at its launch, Borderlands three additionally claimed the lofty spot because the most-watched recreation on Twitch. It has since generated greater than 14 million hours of content material – that’s greater than half of what Borderlands 2 generated previously seven or so years.
Its record-breaking gross sales has now pushed the Borderlands franchise to that $1 billion mark, which makes it the second franchise to take action in 2K historical past.