Global sales of Guerrilla Games PS4 Exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn has exceeded 2.6 million units during its first two weeks of launch, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced.
Released on February 28th, Horizon Zero Dawn was heavily praised by critics and players for its unique open-world design, varied strategic action and fantastic story line.
With its impressive launch, Horizon Zero Dawn has also become the best-selling new first party IP launch on the PS4 system and Killzone developer Guerrilla Games’ biggest ever debut title.
“We knew Horizon Zero Dawn was going to be something special, so to see the incredible critical reaction to a brand new game world translate into this level of sales is really gratifying,” said Shawn Layden, Chairman of SIE Worldwide Studios. “Guerrilla has created a game that is nothing short of exceptional, and the reaction we have seen from fans – from hours and hours of gameplay streaming to endless photo sharing – shows just how impactful it has been.”
“We’re thrilled that Horizon Zero Dawn has been embraced by critics and players alike. Developing the game was a labor of love, so it’s extremely satisfying to see that it elicits the same passion and enthusiasm from the gaming public that we felt during its development,” said Guerrilla Managing Director Hermen Hulst. “This is only the beginning of Aloy’s story and our exploration of the world of Horizon Zero Dawn, with the team already hard at work on an expansion to the story.”
Horizon Zero Dawn is available now for PS4.