It looks like the folks at Bethesda are going to be having some paper cuts counting all the money that Fallout 4 is bringing in. Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax Media have officially announced that Fallout 4 is generated some record-breaking scales. The game launched with approximately 12 million units worldwide due to wide demand. The amount of units shipped represent sales in excess of $750 million.
In addition, the collector’s edition of the game, which features an actual Pip-Boy accessory, is completely sold out. Per major retailers, Fallout 4 was the most pre-ordered game of 2015 and the fastest selling collector’s edition in history. The sales for Fallout 4 are also extending to the digital download realm. On Steam, Fallout 4 is being played by over 470,000 players.
Speaking on the overwhelming success of the game, Bethesda President Vlatko Andonov stated: “We’re extremely proud of Todd Howard, Game Director at Bethesda Game Studios, and his experienced team of developers for their talent and dedication in creating this extraordinary game. Fallout 4 is a masterpiece in game development and storytelling, providing fans hundreds of hours of fun as they explore and are challenged by this fascinating, beautifully crafted world.”
Fallout 4 Game Director Todd Howard added: “A huge thanks to our fans that’ve made this all possible. After four years of development, it’s not complete until our fans get to play it and make it their own. We can’t wait to hear about their adventures.”
Bethesda is soon going to ship out more copies of Fallout 4 to meet the high demand of the game. Fallout 4 is currently available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.