Days Gone Recreation Director Jeff Ross lately claimed his recreation had offered over eight million copies within the first 18 months of launch however that Sony nonetheless seen the sport as a disappointment regardless of Ghost of Tsushima promoting an identical quantity. Nonetheless, in an interview with David Jaffe on his Youtube channel immediately, Ross clarified that these figures weren’t formally sourced and have been solely an estimate, due to this fact the probabilities are they’re utterly mistaken.
What number of copies has Days Gone offered?
Ross claimed Days Gone had offered “over 8 million copies” within the first 18 months of its launch and it had “since gone on to promote extra“. He additionally estimated one other “million+” on Steam. The issue is that his supply just isn’t official gross sales figures. His supply was really an internet site referred to as Gamestat that not exists. On the time, the positioning tracked Trophy knowledge and used it to estimate the sport’s complete variety of gamers. The issue is these figures embrace those that grabbed the sport via PlayStation Plus, those that purchased used copies, those that rented the sport or performed it via PlayStation Now, and people who use recreation share, none of which can have purchased a replica of the sport. This implies the precise variety of gross sales is probably going far decrease than 8 million, though Ross states “I stand by my numbers”.
Sony has by no means introduced official gross sales figures for Days Gone. Statistics launched on the game’s first anniversary 9 months in the past revealed the sport had collected over 200 million complete hours performed and 100 million trophies earned between its gamers. Whatever the true gross sales figures, Sony declared the sport a disappointment after a blended reception from gamers. Days Gone 2 was never greenlit after the sport didn’t make it previous the native administration degree.
In different information, in the identical interview it was revealed Sony additionally declined a reboot of Syphon Filter and an open-world Resistance recreation from Bend Studios. Elsewhere, a new multiplayer South Park game is in growth for consoles and PC at Query Video games.