Assassin's Creed III sells 7 million

Stealth-action game notches new sales milestone, becoming Ubisoft's fastest-selling game ever.


Assassin's Creed III

Assassin's Creed III has sold 7 million units since launch, becoming Ubisoft's fastest-selling game in history, the company announced today. The stealth-action game launched October 30 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and sold 3.5 million units during its first week.

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Assassin's Creed III released on Wii U November 18 and came to PC November 20.

In addition to announcing new worldwide sales figures for Assassin's Creed III, Ubisoft also broke down in-game statistics. In single-player missions alone, players have tallied more than 82 centuries of game time, performing in excess of 3 billion assassinations along the way.

Multiplayer for Assassin's Creed III was also a bright spot. Ubisoft said Assassin's Creed III attracted more than double the number of players compared to Assassin's Creed: Revelations. In addition, players have performed over 250 million assassinations in more than 5 billion multiplayer sessions since launch.

For more on Assassin's Creed III, check out GameSpot's review.

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