Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sales hit 500,000

Ubisoft CEO says he is "very happy" with sales for Far Cry 3 spin-off and Call of Juarez: Gunslinger.

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, a $15 downloadable Far Cry 3 spin-off, sold 500,000 copies in under two months, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told GamesIndustry International in a new interview.

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He added that Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon helped spur sales of the full Far Cry 3 game, most notably so on PC.

Guillemot also addressed Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, another downloadable game based on a major retail franchise from Ubisoft. He did not give a specific sales figure for the game, but said he was "very happy" with its performance.

Both games were released in May. The performance of both Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and Call of Juarez: Gunslinger gives Ubisoft the chance to explore furthering its investment in downloadable brand extensions in the future, Guillemot said.

For more, check out GameSpot's reviews of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and Call of Juarez: Gunslinger.

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