While specific numbers were not divulged, the publisher did reveal that WWE 2K22’s sell-in during its first four weeks on the market surpassed that of WWE 2K219 and WWE 2K20. In addition, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands was “viewed as the best new franchise launch from 2K in several years,” with almost 30% of players being newcomers to the Borderlands series.
Elsewhere, the digital release of Grand Theft Auto 5 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S also eclipsed expectations at Take-Two, according to Hannah Sage, the company’s EVP.
Looking ahead, Take-Two confirmed that it will launch six “immersive core game” during the next financial year, including The Quarry, Midnight Suns, Kerbal Space Program 2, as well as the usual batch of sports titles including NBA, WWE, and PGA Tour.
Speaking in the same earnings call, Take-Two confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 had sold-in 44 million units worldwide, and acknowledged fans’ frustration over lack of Red Dead Online updates.
[Source – GI.biz]