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Far Cry 5 Breaks Franchise Sales Records

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Ubisoft announced today that Far Cry 5 has more than doubled the first week sell-through of Far Cry 4, making it the fastest selling title in the franchise’s history.

According to Laurent Detoc, President of Ubisoft, Americas:

[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“Far Cry 5, like the real Montana, is a vast and gorgeous playground filled with colorful stories for players to enjoy and share. We’re grateful to newcomers and fans of the series who have joined us in Hope County and have collectively grown our community.”[/testimonials]

Dan Hay, Executive Producer on Far Cry added:
[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“I’m proud that the culmination of years of passionate work from the team is paying off, and that Far Cry 5’s experience resonates with so many people. We are humbled by players’ reception of Far Cry 5 and fired up to keep growing and supporting the Far Cry community in the months and years to come.”[/testimonials]

Players have streamed more than 55,000 hours of Far Cry 5 on Twitch, and YouTubers’ videos have earned more than 117 million views.

You can find an infographic with more stats below:

Far Cry 5 Infographic Stats - Gamers Heroes

[infobox style=’success’ static=’1′]Source: Press Release[/infobox]

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