TVGB: "Another number to come out Ubisoft’s conference call today is 1.8 million, the number of copies its Montreal studio’s Splinter Cell: Conviction has shifted through since the worldwide debut just over a month ago."
wow great sales, amazing game, congrats Ubisoft
Are these sales only for the 360 version? Because if so, that's amazing. If not, it's still very good. Edit: Why the disagrees? I only asked a question, firstly. Secondly, nothing I saw was inflammatory. @below. Although these figures reflect units shipped to retail, this means that the publisher has already received its revenue from retailers. All numbers that are reported by publishers including MS and Sony reflect units shipped to retail unless otherwise explicitly stated. For example, some companies like Sony might collect data from the retailers to get an idea of how many units are actually sold to consumers. But Sony won't receive any more money than what the retailer initially pays them to receive the units.
Honestly, unless you're trying to downplay 360 sells why does it matter. If the actual game is what you're concerned about, then the 1.8 number should be all you need to know. @cgoodno below - Agree 100%
I don't understand where in my comment I said anything that downplayed the sales. I said, the sales are very good. I didn't say anything else. If you guys think I'm biased or something you should check my comment history. Despite the fact that I only had one bubble when I wrote that comment, I am not a fanboy or a troll. I've been getting bubbled down for what others perceive to be fanboyism but usually the people who attack me are the biggest fanboys on here.
I made the comment, but I didn't take a bubble. Even though I believe you, I can see why some people would as why does it matter which system the sells came from. Either way, I don't think you are a fanboy.
I don't think the game was amazing but it was enjoyable. The MP was awesome though! So as a full package...Splinter Cell is a good addition to the list.
Agreed it wasnt amazing but the direction and potential of the game could go so far. I very much enjoyed the game and Im excited for a sequel.
I'm glad to see that people are enjoying Conviction. I only own a PS3 and my gaming PC is not quite up to scratch, so I am not able to play this game unfortunately, but I certainly have enjoyed the series in the past. As you said, it may not be the most amazing game ever, but the fact that it is enjoyable is all that matters (and belonging to one of the premier stealth series also helps haha). I'm genuinely happy that you guys are getting to enjoy a solid current-gen Splinter Cell game, something that I wish to also experience -- but I can wait for future iterations that hopefully make their way to my platform of choice!
I will be having great time with this game in summer vacation, Im not in the best state of mind of playing games these days lol loooots of games im gotta beat, bayonetta RDR, conviction, mass effect 2, alan wake , mod nation
It's total worldwide, PC and 360. These are strong numbers for any game and makes me wonder why I didn't pick the game up at release.
I wonder too why you didn't pick it up? Because it is a fantastic game. One of my favorites so far this year on the 360. I'm gonna now go and try out Alan Wake!
Many reasons. Still haven't finished Heavy Rain, still haven't played GoW3, still haven't played Dead Space, still haven't played Dragon Age: Awakening. Really interested in Red Dead Redemption and spent money on that. More interested in Alan Wake and spent the money on the limited edition. I'll likely pick the game up in a month or two when I have more time. If I had picked it up last month I would have gotten all the pre-order bonuses and a $20 store credit as well, though, which is why I'm kind of kicking myself a bit.
Yeah, there are a lot of games out. I still have a huge backlog, especially on the PS3! God of War Collection, God of War 3, FF XIII, Heavy Rain, Uncharted 1 & 2, Mass Effect 2, Fable 2 (I know, it is kind of old...), Bad Company 2, Super SF IV... I mean my backlog is so long! I just practically finished SC:Conviction. However, so far the first 1-2 hours of Alan Wake is fantastic! The mood, setting and the environment is freaking amazing. I haven't really played any game that creates that mood. Maybe the first Bioshock comes closer, but still not the same. It is a slow start so far though, but the story telling and they way all the characters around you starts talking is really cool. Although I only played an hour or so and it might be premature, I really don't see how this is barely an above average game by the critics, when I have played far worse games get significantly better score. A good example is Bioshock 2, it got on average a better score than Alan Wake, but it wasn't anything else than a decent game. The amazing story line and the plot twists of what made that game great is lacking. It was completely linear with almost no changes in game play... if you just loved the world then it is a great game, but it really was an average game primarily due to it's great game mechanics that is kind of stale. Yet, Alan Wake has so far an amazing story line, great mood and so far great game play is rated lower. I guess I will have to finish Alan Wake to get a proper assessment though....
I bought the game but I didn't really like it. It lasted only 6 hours and it wasn't even a stealth game
Great sales for Conviction. I think it's selling faster than the previous games
Yeah but there's a lot of fun in that co-op, if you have someone you know to play it with. If you haven't experienced that, then you're missing out on a huge part of the game.
"I bought the game but I didn't really like it. It lasted only 6 hours and it wasn't even a stealth game #1.5" "4d ago by Timesplitter14 | View comment I bought Splinter Cell Conviction and I thought it was pretty bad. It lasts 5 hours, the story is so bad it hurts, and the "stealth" feels more like "take cover behind a wall and headshot everybody in the room with your silenced pistol". So, is it 6 hours or 5 hours?
took me about 8-9 hours on single player And about 6 on coop both on realistic. the other modes i've put in about another 12 hours or so. Its a great game, only people complaining are fanboys and old sc players. I did miss the hacking and lock picking tho
Great for the Devs, anyone knows about the PC version, doesn't matter really IF ubisoft is stupid enough to put that crappy DRM that only f*ck real supporters..
PC and Xbox 360 sales.
gow iii sales was better:):) in bots definition it's a FLOP if it does not sell 2 million or is not AAA, splintetr cell was neither so FLOP FLOP FLOPITY FLOP
I don't want to sound like a dick but probably its PC + 360 and of course, SHIPPED.
Their talking sells, not SHIPPED, thats why this sounds believable.
Shipped /give real figures.
Shipped figures report the amount of copies sold through to retailers, so from this we can gauge two things: 1)Retailer demand that reflects customer demand 2)The amount of money the game has pulled in, as Ubisoft receives its payments from copies sold to retail, not through to customers (those transactions are 100% income for the retailers themselves). Those two points should tell you everything you need to know about how well/bad the game is doing. Anything else, such as the amount of copies sold through to customers, is only for your self satisfaction and has no real impacting value, except in extreme cases where the publisher overestimates or underestimates demand. But I'm fairly certain that is not the case here.
Love this game! I hear some DLC will be coming for it next week possibly.
i think the game was great definetly something straight out of 24......
If a ps3 game sold 1.8mil in a month yall would be like thats bad.
no reason to bring the ps3 in to this. just congrats and move along.
You fail at trolling.
Title: SC:C SELL 1.8mill. Article: SC:C has SHIFTED... Not the same
Does this mean more Conviction, less Chaos Theory? Damn. =( I really prefer the old SC.
I really liked Conviction but Chaos is hands down the best in the series for me. If the dev team has read any of the forums I think they got the message that people wanted more Chaos and less of the "Bourne" style.. If they listen the next one could be the best in the series. The DLC opens up some possibilities perhaps?
I hated Splinter Cell games but I love this one, this one is nothing like the others, its action packed and Sam is more Badass. The game changes to so many different kinds of gameplay styles its amazing. 1 part you might feel like you playing Socom having shootouts in afghan, then it feels like you playing Cod or Assassins creed when you chasing down a bad guy. its just so fun and different.. Only problem I hate about this game is the black and white feature, imo that thing is terrible.
i didnt want the series to die that first week was like whoa
.................... . It sold 1.35 Million in the first two weeks of May? . It must be selling well in Europe. ...................
Don't forget Canada either.
This game satisfied the "stealth action" need I was craving but didn't get from MGS4. Well done and it's a great XBox 360 exclusive!
................... . Its not even in the same league w/ other Splinter Cell's. . & It's not exclusive. . Unless you deny the PC as a platform. . ....................
I'd love to be on the same bus as C0MPUT3R. We would have so many stories to tell each other. I'm sure it would be highly intellectual too. I wonder if he would trade his 8x10 signed photo of Hideo Kojima for a XBOX 360? Probably not. His figurine of Solid Snake? Doubtful. Anyways it's nice to see so many fun games so far this year. Splinter Cell: Conviction, Mass Effect 2, God of War 3, Red Dead Redemption, Heavy Rain, Mario Galaxy 2, Alan Wake, Bad Company 2, ....Ooops, they are not all exclusive. OH NO!!!
Who are you talking to with the "Ooops, they are not all exclusive. OH NO!!!" comment? Did you miss the part where crapgamer called SC:C a Xbox 360 exclusive? That is who C0MPUT3R was responding to.
lol please... Conviction's stealth is a gimmick. The game is fun, but it isn't great nor a stealth game at all. It's just a common action game with some cool cinematic interrogation moves. About MGS4 I don't blame you... MGS is a great series, but I've always enjoyed the Splinter Cell series much more as stealth games.
Your comment has nothing to do with the topic. Please stop trolling bro and think before you post a comment, SC is not an exclusive.
but not for the stealth...if i want stealth I play MGS or Theif, maybe old SC... SC:C looks to be less stealth based and more action packed.
You should have played Uncharted 2. The gameplay style in the stealth is remarkably similar (albeit harder in UC2).
you don't own a ps3 so i doubt you played on MGS4, it was nothing short of brilliant stealth action, although i was noisy and kept on killing everyone lol with my gun:):)
if it comes to the PS3 i will buy it =)
I think you will get your wish.. :) I have a 360 so I bought it for that.. just didn't want to mess with the PC for this one but PS3 is sure to get it. It has the other titles in the series so why not? Probably will include the upcoming DLC as well for the wait.
Where does it actually say they SOLD 1.8 million copies? It says shifted, that could mean shipped to retail for all you know. "1)Retailer demand that reflects customer demand" Or that they have a deal with companies to buy more and get a better discount. Retailers could be sitting on a bunch of copies for all we know. I've noticed that almost all the recent Ubisoft have been quick to discount. Like Best Buy/Wal Mart offering the game for $49.99 relatively soon after release. Prince of Persia at HMV was offering a $25 gift card with the pre-order or Prince of Persia. But who knows....
would have loved me being black and white in the shadows while everybody else were in color.........
Its shipped not sold next.
so it didn't sell 50 bajillion copies in 1 day? i guess by 360 fanboy logic it is a massive flop then.
SO it would appear as 360 kicked some major bootay with SCC.
every company release 'shipped' figures as they literally have NO way of knowing how many are actually sold on to the consumer. that fact alone is why things like NPD figures get released. think about it - if companies new how many copies of their games were sold, they would tell us directly. they wouldnt wait until the NPDs come out and then gloat/damage control.
This game is not so good at all. Too much of spoon feeding. I hate game where player pretty much gets spoon fed. May be I am just old timer. Either way congrat to UBI.
This game is not so good at all. Too much of spoon feeding. I hate game where player pretty much gets spoon fed. As you can see on pic, they have written cover in big letter on every cover system and also it tells you press this button to get to that cover. Press this to make execution blah blah. I hate it. May be I am just old timer. Either way congrat to UBI.
Wow. Why are so much people getting disagrees for saying congrats ? Wow talk about hate. Anyway Good sales for 1 month congrats ubisoft.
THIS IS A FLOP
If it was a PS3 exclusive, 'flop' would have been the word. But it's a 360 'exclusive' so it's a-okay! :) Hypocrites, gotta love em'.
360 version hasn't sold 1 million, just shy of that, this is for both formats, it's not done that well! Multiplat in no time, good game though, Iraq flashback was smart.
Though the game was decent, it was way too short for my liking and the MP sucks. However the coop does add some decent length to the game, sorta like 2 separate campaigns, but i still wish the main story was longer. Anyway, great sales, hopefully it encourages a sequal.
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