Capcom has officially revealed that their Xbox One exclusive title Dead Rising 3, the third sequel in the series, has surpassed one million sales since its launch on November 22nd. Strangely though is the fact that the game had actually surpassed the one million mark on December 20th, though Capcom has only just officially announced the details today.
As a title solely for a new-generation game system, "Dead Rising 3" has an unprecedented number of zombies and the most expansive game world yet in the franchise. There are also online capabilities, more advanced Kinect features, Xbox SmartGlass integration and a host of other gameplay features that dramatically enhance the realism of the experience.
User response has been strong as expected for a title made for a new-generation game system; cumulative number of hours played is more than 14 million worldwide. Offering a high quality gameplay experience with the launch of a new generation of hardware has earned strong support among consumers. As a result, shipments of "Dead Rising 3" have topped one million units in just over one month after its release, making this Capcom's 62nd million-selling title.
According to their recently published
financial report for the first half of fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, Capcom were hoping to hit a goal of 1.2 million units sold by end of March, which looks to be the case thanks to the strong launch. Digital downloads were however not noted in the statement, so it is unclear how many were sold through that avenue.
In related Dead Rising 3 news the game's first DLC, Operation Broken Eagle, has now become available for Xbox One users, though be warned as you'll need to download a quite large 13GB download before jumping in.