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Submitted by ltachiUchiha 474d ago | news

'Metro: Last Light' outperforming predecessor

By Mark Langshaw

Metro: Last Light has apparently sold more units in one week than its predecessor Metro 2033 managed in three months.

Publisher Deep Silver has not released specific sales figures for the shooter sequel, but was quick to point out that its worldwide sales are far surpassing the original.

Although Metro: Last Light failed to match its forebear's opening-week sales in the UK, Deep Silver noted that it has shifted more units in the US than Metro 2033 has in its three-year lifespan.

The PC version is said to have been particularly successful, tripling Metro 2033's worldwide sales during its first week on the market.

Metro: Last Light debuted at the top of the all-formats software charts in numerous European territories, including the UK, when it was released last month.

The game is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. (Industry, Metro: Last Light, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

mediate-this  +   474d ago
Congratulations for successful sales for a awesome game.
morganfell  +   474d ago
I am not going to congratulate a game where they decided to sell difficulty levels as DLC.
NVIDIAGeek  +   474d ago
Give credit where it's due. Blame the publishers. The game is quite awesome.

And don't buy Ranger mode.
mediate-this  +   474d ago
Not sure about your copy of metro but my copy came with ranger mode dlc included.
aliengmr  +   474d ago
Not "levels" but "level", as in one, as in the hardest one that few people are going to play anyway.

Nobody gives a crap when games offer pre-order items like weapons. Things that can and will be used by everyone. But a game mode targeted to a specific group of players that adds nothing in terms of actual content, well that's where we have to draw the line.
Army_of_Darkness  +   474d ago
"'Metro: Last Light' outperforming predecessor"

I'm sure it's release on the ps3 as well has a lot to do with it ;-)
r21  +   474d ago
Great news for them. Loved Metro Last Light :)
Dr Pepper  +   474d ago
Glad to hear it and I hope it continues. Hopefully with these improved sales, an improved workspace can be attained. Even if they don't want any sympathy, I think they accomplished a lot in an environment not many devs have to deal with.
solidworm  +   474d ago
and the reason for that is because people picked the first game up used and liked it so opted to by the sequel new....doh Microsoft.
BLKxSEPTEMBER  +   474d ago
oh and where did you get those "facts" from? out of your ass? i bought 2033 NEW which is why i bought Last Light. Stop trying to stir the pot troll
pandehz  +   474d ago
Metro Last Light totally deserves the sales. Dam fricking good game
hiredhelp  +   474d ago
Doesnt make sense if UK had it in top charts how could it not sell more specially as metro 2033 wasn't on PS3.
FrostyZipper  +   474d ago
Good on 4A, Last Light is a fantastic game and a more than worthy sequel.
CrossingEden  +   474d ago
good for them...good for them
despair  +   474d ago
They deserved it for making such a good game, here's to more Metro.
AntoineDcoolette  +   473d ago
I'm glad to hear! More shooters with such depth and passion behind them need to perform better.

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