Destiny Has Already Made Over $500 Million in Revenue

Destiny Has Already Made Over $500 Million in Revenue

As reported by News10 on Wednesday, September 10, bigwig publisher Activision has announced that Bungie’s recently release shooter Destiny has already made over $500 million in revenue since it launched on Tuesday, September 9.

What’s more is that this milestone effectively puts Destiny as the biggest new franchise launch in the gaming history, according to Activision.

Destiny is officially the biggest new franchise launch in our industry’s history. It’s also the highest-selling day-one digital console release in history, ” Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg said in a statement. ” We have more confidence than ever that Destiny will become one of the iconic franchises of this generation.

According to a Baird & Co. analyst, the $500 million milestone could equal more than $600 million in retail revenue. The analyst, Colin Sebastian, says that the first-day success suggests upside potential to our 10-million-unit estimate.

Some analysts, according to News10, have estimated Destiny to sell 20 million copies in its lifetime, with more than $1 billion in revenue.

Destiny is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360. A PC version of Destiny is currently “ a heavy point of discussion. ” We’ll bring you more news on Destiny should further information reach our ears.

[ News10 ]

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