Sekiro Sales Are Off To A Hot Start

Sales figures emerge from the shadows.


From Software's latest game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, looks to be a hit. Publisher Activision has shared sales figures for the title so far, revealing that Sekiro has already sold over two million copies.

According to a post on Activision's official website, Sekiro sold two million copies across all platforms--PC, PS4, and Xbox One--in just 10 days. As the announcement highlights, the game holds a 90+ Metacritic review score average across all platforms.

The post further reveals that Sekiro was "the #1 viewed game on Twitch, [with] more than 631 million minutes watched [during] launch weekend." From there, it went to be viewed for over 1.1 billion minutes in one week.

Activision's VP of Product Management and Marketing, Michelle Fonseca, made note of the fans' enthusiasm for these impressive sales figures. "The fans have made Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice one of the most incredible game launches of 2019 thus far," Fonseca said. "The game has performed well on all platforms including PC and we’re excited by the continued support from gamers and critics alike. It has been gratifying to see the enjoyment from fans when they overcome each challenge."

In our Sekiro review, we said the game "marries the developer's unique brand of gameplay with stealth action to deliver an experience that is as challenging as it is gratifying."

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is available now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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