So I guess it could be considered a success?
I still didn't like the game though :-(
"By the end of this month we will surpass 6 million units for our Tomb Raider reboot, and, having achieved profitability back in 2013, Tomb Raider has exceeded profit expectations and continues to make significant contributions to our overall financial performance," Gallagher said.
3.4 million of Tomb Raider's 6 million sales came during its record-setting launch month alone. The bulk of a game's sales typically come in the first month, but strong sales in the months following seems to prove the franchise has legs. Some steep discounts and a re-release for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 couldn't have hurt, either.
"We can't wait to continue our adventures with Lara in the sequel that is in development at Crystal Dynamics," Gallagher said. "We are also looking forward to building on the success and lessons learned from the reboot to continue redefining and setting new benchmarks for Tomb Raider in the years to come."