Red Dead Redemption 'Sucked the Oxygen' Out of the Market

Take-Two's Red Dead Redemption, developed by Rockstar, has exceeded everyone's expectations, selling 5 million units to retailers since launching on May 18. Some doubted that a Western-themed game could really take off, but gamers have embraced the genre it seems.

Take-Two CEO Ben Feder has been ecstatic about the title's success. "Your competitive set is always important. One thing we saw with Red Dead Redemption was that there wasn’t much room in the market for anything but Red Dead. It works in a good way and a bad way. We sucked the oxygen out of the room with Red Dead. We haven’t seen NPD data yet, but I suspect it will show Red Dead had pretty good market share," he said.

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Prcko2918d ago

it's from rockstar,it needs to suck the okygen :))))

AAACE52917d ago

I always feared this game wouldn't sell well because most gamers are closed minded and unwilling to accept something different. But I guess I was wrong!

N4GAddict2917d ago

Well-deserved sales for RDR

leapfrogger2917d ago

There's no doubt this is a high high high contender for game of the year. The holiday season is going to have to toss out a few flawless gems to top it.

dizzleK2917d ago

does literally everybody buy the same games? most people must have identical collections.

RememberThe3572917d ago

But this is no doubt the best open world game I've played since GTA: San Andreas.

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