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Submitted by DanManDantheMan 158d ago | news

Warner Bros. Has Sold 1.6 Million LEGO Games since 2013

Spencer Crossley, sales and marketing director at Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment in the UK, has pitched the LEGO franchise as a huge success, revealing that the entire LEGO games franchise has moved over a million units since 2013. (3DS, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

abzdine  +   158d ago
Lego games are amazing, especially Lego City on Wii U.
mcstorm  +   158d ago
I agree Lego City was a really fun game. I am looking at getting the Movie game on the WiiU too.
abzdine  +   158d ago
do you know if it uses gamepad the same way as City?
mcstorm  +   157d ago
Im not sure but that was my thinking and the reason I was looking to pick it up on the WiiU over the xbox one.
barb_wire  +   157d ago
@abzdine

Yes, The LEGO Movie Videogame uses the GamePad.
barb_wire  +   158d ago
Is that all? Seems very low actually and that's across all formats as well.
Hk85karlsson  +   158d ago
Doesn´t seem to be the most expensive game to develop either.
I love the 2 demos though (Marvel/LEGO:The Videogame)
Skate-AK  +   158d ago
I actually came here to say the same thing.
Baka-akaB  +   158d ago
Low ? Guys it's for 2013 , against every blockbusters even like GTA ... and in the "kids" department some competition with Disney's Infinity and Skylanders ... And it's already going faster a 400+k for early 2014

i'm sure they are happy , and it will probably go higher in the following years with the hype from the Lego movie
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barb_wire  +   158d ago
The thing is, sales wise that's terrible.. just look back at previous LEGO games, sales wise across all formats and the 2013 numbers are truely terrible.

A few examples and some of these are old now since the games don't sell anymore.

LEGO Star Wars (as of 2009) 6.7mil copies
LEGO Star Wars 2 (as of 2009) 8.2mil copies (heck, it sold 1.1mil copies on in it's opening week)

LEGO Indy 1 (as of 2012) 11mil copies
LEGO Pirates (as of 2012) 3mil copies

Maybe the LEGO have played out? (hope not, I love them, think they're amazing little time suckers and a blast to play)

But it's obvious that the sales have been declining more and more as time goes on.. I haven't found sales' figures for LotR, Batman 2, or both HP's.

Either way, won't stop me from getting 'LEGO The Hobbit' next month.. and I see TT Games has a LEGO Marvel vs DC Superheroes listed on it's wikipedia page but that hasn't been announced yet.
Baka-akaB  +   158d ago
Of course it's wearing out , but again you have to remember what they are going against at the holidays . besides it's only UK
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--Onilink--  +   158d ago
yeah... seems a bit low. Probably the quote is being taken out of context and its for Nintendo platforms or something like that
DanielGearSolid  +   158d ago
That kind of sucks
vikingland1  +   158d ago
Considering the number of consoles that seems low. 160 million+ 360's & PS3's. Not even counting PS4 & XB1 & WiiU. Those numbers can't be right.
MegaRay  +   158d ago
"Since 2013" i am sure WB is happy about 1.6+ million a year.
Rockefellow  +   158d ago
Assuming 5 different Lego games launched in 2013, across half a dozen platforms, this seems unbelievably low.
Loadedklip  +   158d ago
This is either a misquote or miscommunication.
millzy102  +   158d ago
It's only UK read the actual paragraph under the title, Warner bros UK so Lego sold more than a million in UK alone read people. So everyone bringing up world wide sales numbers of previous Lego games have wasted there time. Is it really that hard.
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BattleN  +   158d ago
We all waste our time :p
Ocsta  +   158d ago
Seems lower than I would have thought. Weren't there tons of LEGO games released last year?
Geekman  +   158d ago
I liked Undercover, but that was my last Lego game. They're getting dull.

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