EA’s newest I.P., Bulletstorm, presents an interesting case of a brand-new franchise emerging from a very established developer, making HULIQ’s retail sales projection somewhat challenging to accurately establish.
I'll believe it when it happens.
i call 2 million lifetime sales, right.....now ok go
500,000 max, no way this is getting anywhere near to the mill mark.
Well it struggled on it's first week in the UK with Killzone 3 topping the charts and people say that the 360 is more popular in the UK. So I don't know what that means? http://www.mcvuk.com/news/4... @Below Those are combined figures
"Well it struggled on it's first week in the UK with Killzone 3 topping the charts" Yeah, it struggled at position number 2!!! /s
Bulletstorm is a pretty good and fun game too! Im gonna pick this up to:-) D
1.3 million which to me any game over 1 million is a success. i think you are right, as much as people want to think its the second coming of shooters its not it a very neigh game. plus and don't hate me but that damn engine should be retired and developers that can make it look different stopped using it.
'plus and don't hate me but that damn engine should be retired and developers that can make it look different stopped using it.' Batman: Arkham Asylam, Borderlands, and and Gears 3 say GTFOH.. That engine has been the source for some of the greatest games this gen.. If all developers had the resouces to build engines they would..The only reason the hate started was because the success of Gears. On topic..Bulletstorm is getting alot of love..but 4.5 definately seems pretty high at the moment..word of mouth would have to be pretty good..but the fact that EVERYONE on LIVE can get into the beta changes the incentive for the late game purchase push I pick up mine tommorow.. Evil
I will be believe it when I see it from a reputable source. Who the heck is Huliq?
If you actually dig deep in that source, the 4.5m figure came from "Sales through the end of the year". Still unlikely but infinitely more feasible. Of course 4.5m in one week is absurd. Few games have that kind of pull, and certainly no fresh IP ever has.
+1. This title has rental written all over it.
Of course this game is selling better on the 360. Most PS3 gamers want Killzone 3. It was strange to release this game the same day Killzone 3 came out.
sheeple will buy this mess...
The "sheeple" are the ones flocking to Bulletstorm threads to complain about it without ever playing it.
i am not complaining but if you are dummy enough to spend 60 bones on bulletstorm then you are a sheeple.
go ahead and disagree me. bulletstorm sucks, i know it is just my view but [email protected] if you only own a 360 then go play bulletstorm, you know the game without competitive multiplayer, or lobbies, so you can only play people on your buddy list until they patch it. lame horde mode, yeah it is lame. i am not stating this because, oh that guy thoreau is a sony fan psn-southpaw79 (if any of you hating on kz3 that actually have a ps3) xbl-heavens boxer (i have not been on since halo:reach, but i will return for gears of war3) bottom line is this game is trash, and i would love to see how many people will be on this game in 3 months......
No one in here gives a shit about your lame opinion. I mean seriously, you are nobody lol. You have no business playing games nor commenting on something you know absolutely nothing about. Take a hike troll!
I called those numbers way back before the games release. I figured 3-4 million XBox 360 owners would buy the game, then maybe another 1 million between P.C. and PS3. BulletStorm has a very Gears feeling to it, but it's something totally fresh and new. I love it, took me almost 11 hours to beat it the first time, now I amped up the difficulty and I'm going to beat it again. Since Killzone 2 only sold slightly over 2 million and Killzone 3 is doing worse in sales than that game,the math isn't hard to figure out. Always happy to see and support a new IP rather then sequel of a sequel.
But... Killzone 3 is selling better than Bulletstorm according to the UK and US charts. So either Killzone 3 sold over 4.5 million or this is just EA and Epic doing damage control and a lot spining.
Show me where Killzone 3 is doing better then BulletStorm in the US? I saw the article that said it edged it in the UK, but that also said it's well behind where Killzone 2 was. Also, where I live, plenty of KZ3, sold out of BulletStorm at Walmart and Gamestop. 300+ people at the BulletStorm midnight release as well. Don't underestimate the Gears fans buying this game. Also, this article is saying "They expect it to sell that much" not that it has. Multiplat games will usually sell better then exclusives, unless it's like Halo or Mario or something.
Well kz3 probably sold around 3 million as well if you look at the leader boards.
The leaderboards indicate no more than 365,152 recorded players to have logged on to the multiplayer servers. 190K from America, Around 100K for Europe, and then the rest of the world is broken up for the remainder. It sure as hell isn't 3 million from the leaderboards, unless I'm looking at the wrong leaderboards
Yeah thats right but those are pages its not one person per one page their 10 so multiply it by 10.
That's not true. The page shows "15 players" out of "365,152 players" per page This means that there are 365K players and they show 15 per page out of that 365K players So, if you go to the top of the leaderboard, it says "1 / 15 of 366205"
Oh yeah i see it now my b, well it was 1/10 before but i guess they changed it. Shit i thought kz3 going to at least sell 1 million. Whats are the bullet storm leaderboards like?
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Damn... that 3 bubble got checked by that 8 bubble.
Those are really low numbers for a new game that is supposed to be a killer app for the PS3. In comparison, right now on COD Black Ops, there are 3.1 million online users right now. Close to 1 million on Reach as well, guess we'll have to wait for Killzone 4 to be the COD/Halo Killer huh? Especially when it cant even take care of new ips like BulletStorm.
where was this mid night release sir?
4.5 is a bit too much. Whoever said 2 was closer. 700k on PS3 and 1.3Mil on 360. Lifetime
this actually a top seller on steam since release. if it's true good for them! but Im buying it when it's cheaper!
As someone who hasn't bought the game (yet), I hope it does sell well, People Can Fly is a quality development house and they deserve it. Painkiller was awesome, and Bulletstorm looks like a good mix of Painkiller and Gears. Console fanboy politics shouldn't come into quality developers making money on their hard work. Hopefully it ends up selling well across all platforms.
why every bulletstorm topic ends with people talking about killzone 3, the games are way different bulletstorm on pc looks infinately better than killzone 3 it surpasses killzone 3 by all marks graphically gameplay wise,killzone offers a more robust package but i gotta say, I have had more fun with the bulletstorm
What's the point of compairing a console game to a pc game. Of course the pc game will look a lot better genius.
I will get it soon after homefront test drive 2 is the only game i got this year so far very dissapointing would have got killzone 3 if my ps3 didnt die my friends just died to he got another straight away as repairs in australia cost to much 200 bux im holding off for price drop.
daoshi.. he is right, what do 360 gamers have to play? infact has one 360 exclusive even come out yet thus year?!?
have all the MP like dead space 2, MVC3, fight night champion etc.
annnnnd yet in North America the 360 manages to outsell the PS3 year after year with the same (no games) shout from the PS3 fanboys.. see what i just did? smh. grow up dude. how does everything in here turn into a xbox vs playstation fight. Youd think that after 6 years those arguments would have died off.
With Micro$oft giving the Gears beta to all gold members you can expect less people buying this and a lot of pissed off day 1 buyers selling this which means bargin bin game like Crackdown.
crackdown sold over 1.5 million on a console with limited systems on the market. They still get it a few weeks early.
I bought it for the Gears of War 3 beta.
I think a lot of people did
You're not alone, although it is quite a fun game on its own.
Some people probably bought Killzone 3 for the Socom 4 beta as well.
Not nearly as many. SOCOM is one of the greatest franchises in history to me, but most definitely a niche shooter. It's too difficult for the average gamer. Gears is more of an everyone game.
I chose this on the PS3 instead of KZ3 and am very glad i did! You people have no idea what youre missing! Do not judge this game by a weak demo. You have to experience this game. It is by far, the best fps this generation. Hands down!!! From the killer level design to the fresh new addictive gameplay. It simply blows away any of the competition! The commercial says it all and hits it right on the head. Get this game, it needs all the support it can get. Im very grateful for this game!
I woudn't go as far asthe best FPS this gen but it is FUN AS HELL. I just got both my copies of Bulletstorm and Killzone 3 and after getting off work I couldn't stop playing. The campaign is fun and Echos as well. I can't play too much of teh multiplayer because I am currently on a military deployment but I am very satisfied with the final copy. I love the lighting in the game as well.
To all naysayers....the hype is real...just play it..I do.. IT'S THA SHIIIIIIIIT!!
yea what hype are you talking about exactly there buddy?
off topic....to all fanboys on both sides stop the fighting please!i mean ps3 fanboys cry how good there games look but guess what?you never buy and support them,and 360 fanboys cry about there exclusives......that either dont exist,or where never really exclusive to there console.anyways ontopic bs is fun for a while but then gets pretty repetitive
What the hell r u talking about? lol
It is multi-platform. Should get there. XB360 has very few games these days so it should sell a ton on XB360.
2 million on 360 because of the gears beta
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