Far Cry 5 becomes fastest selling entry in franchise
New game more than doubled first week sell-through of Far Cry 4
Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 5 more than doubled first week sell-through of Far Cry 4, making Far Cry 5 the fastest selling title in the franchise’s history.
Digital distribution accounted for more than 50 percent of those sales. Far Cry 5 now represents the second biggest launch ever for a Ubisoft game, following only The Division, with $310M USD in consumer spending through the first week.
Fans streamed more than 55,000 hours of Far Cry 5 on Twitch and YouTubers’ videos earned more than 117 million views. Both are records for a Ubisoft title in a week following launch.
Far Cry 5 is now available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.