Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the newest FromSoftware recreation, has offered three.eight million models as of June 2019, simply over three months available on the market. The worldwide determine is sell-in, not sell-through, in order that determine is numbers offered to retailers. Nonetheless, it is a massive quantity for Activision, which printed the sport.
Niko Companions senior analyst Daniel Ahmad famous the determine on Twitter, and famous for comparability that the Darkish Souls sequence as an entire has shipped 25 million copies as of June. Most of these gross sales got here after the discharge of Darkish Souls three, which each offered nicely for itself and boosted the model because the older video games launched PC variations.
Sekiro had a powerful debut, hitting the second-best promoting recreation of March within the US NPDs regardless of solely being out for a few week. It maintained regular gross sales afterwards, showing in each the April and Could charts.
Sekiro is a non secular successor to From’s different video games, with a equally powerful timing-based battle system. GameSpot’s Sekiro eview praised its exhilarating fight and complex environments.
“The orchestration of intense one-on-one boss encounters that actually take a look at your mettle, and slower-paced stealth sections that allow you to tackle battles at your individual tempo, is masterful,” Tamoor Hussain wrote. “Extra so than in earlier video games, From Software program has honed in on the inherent pressure discovered within the difficult nature of its video games, and makes use of it to unbelievable impact. Sekiro marries the developer’s distinctive model of gameplay with stealth motion to ship an expertise that’s as difficult as it’s gratifying.”