PS4 owners are buying up copies of “Horizon Zero Dawn” left and right. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced today that global sales of the hit RPG have exceeded 2.6 million units. That’s a very impressive number for a console exclusive that only launched two-weeks ago. Sony pointed out that the 2.6M sales-figure includes both the Blu-ray version and Digital-only sales. The game continues to be a best-seller on retailers, and can be picked-up on the PSN store, or retailers like Amazon.
The game launched on the PlayStation 4 in late February, and was developed by Guerrilla. The game was quickly praised by critics, pointing out the title’s unique world design and complex narrative. The launch also makes Horizon Zero Dawn the best-selling new first party IP launch on the PS4 system to date and Guerrilla’s biggest debut ever.
if you haven’t picked up the game yet, Horizon Zero Dawn is an new action role playing game where you play as Aloy, a young hunter on a quest to discover her destiny among the remnants of the ancient past. The game is set in a lush, post-post-apocalyptic world where machines roam the land and mankind is no longer the dominant species.
“We knew Horizon Zero Dawn was going to be something special, so to see the incredible critical reaction to a brand new game world translate into this level of sales is really gratifying,” said Shawn Layden, Chairman of SIE Worldwide Studios. “Guerrilla has created a game that is nothing short of exceptional, and the reaction we have seen from fans – from hours and hours of gameplay streaming to endless photo sharing – shows just how impactful it has been.”
“We’re thrilled that Horizon Zero Dawn has been embraced by critics and players alike. Developing the game was a labor of love, so it’s extremely satisfying to see that it elicits the same passion and enthusiasm from the gaming public that we felt during its development,” said Guerrilla Managing Director Hermen Hulst. “This is only the beginning of Aloy’s story and our exploration of the world of Horizon Zero Dawn, with the team already hard at work on an expansion to the story.”