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Dark Souls crosses 2.3 million sales

From Software's role-playing game goes double platinum since launch in October 2011.


Dark Souls has sold more than 2.3 million units worldwide since the role-playing game launched in October 2011, developer From Software has confirmed.

Executive director Eiichi Nakajima revealed the sales figure during a recent event in Japan attended by gpara (via NeoGAF).

Dark Souls II
Dark Souls II

This figure is up from 1.19 million copies sold as of March 31, 2012, when publisher Namco Bandai revealed Dark Souls sales helped push the company to its strongest fiscal year since 2008.

During its launch month of October 2011, Dark Souls was the sixth-best-selling title in the United States, according to NPD data.

The Dark Souls franchise is set to grow, as From Software is currently working on a sequel for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, though its release date has not been divulged. For more on this title, check out GameSpot's first-look preview of Dark Souls II.

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