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Far Cry 5: 2.5 million sold, digital sales 500% over Primal

Far Cry 5 launch is a massive success, with digital sales 500% higher than Far Cry Primal.

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Published Fri, Apr 27 2018 12:30 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:18 PM CDT

Fortnite might have generated a huge $223 million last month alone, but there have been millions of gamers engrossed in Far Cry 5 over the last few weeks, and now we have some solid sales numbers.

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Far Cry 5 sold an estimated 2.5 million copies on both the PC and consoles, with the digital launch of Far Cry 5 on consoles "up nearly 500% compared to Far Cry Primal two years ago", SuperData said in their latest report. The outfit continued: "This points to not only the underlying health of the Far Cry series, but also to growing digital download rates for AAA console games in 2018".

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The top grossing titles on the PC saw Far Cry 5 at #9, while PUBG is at #7 and Fortnite at #5.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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