David Cage, head of Quantic Dream, has announced Heavy Rain has sold over two million units.
2 million and 1 soon.
Hooray for originality!
I remember David Cage said he thought Heavy Rain would sell only 200,000 copies. It must be nice having your game sell 10x what it was expected to sell
Well deserved. Can't wait to see what they do next
Yea, when Ninja Theory makes something original and sells underwhelmingly, despite the developers outspoken predictions about lack of sales, thay get hammered for it.
@ above... NO Ninja Theory complained about PS3 because Heavenly sword did not sell well as it was on one console, so they make their next game multiplat and it sells less than HS....Now we have established what actually happened instead of your spin to make your point fit. And Pleeease, Heavy Rain is a far superior game to Enslaved.
@Quagmire: Ninja Theory are butthurt because Enslaved sold less than Heavenly Sword despire Enslaved being multiplatform. Karma is a bitch. On topic: Heavy Rain is such a good game, Demon's Souls+Heavy Rain=master pieces we will remember forever
Really really enjoyed this game - can't wait to see what they make next!!
can't wait for their next!
congratulations QD and David C and thank PS for risking it its a great game and my 2010 GOTY. day one on your next ip
Yeah, you gotta hand it to Sony for financing large niche titles like this and The Last Guardian. Sony takes chances with original IPs that other game companies would never do.
ICO, Shadow Of Colossus niche? ROFL, Right OOOOkay whatever.... By no means were those game low-sale niches and so won't The Last Guardian O-o. As for the good sales of Heavy Rain that's outstanding indeed. Now if they could release the other planned DLC i'd be a happy camper.
@Kishin: Actually Ico is a really niche game and Shadow of the Colossus didn't blow away sales numbers either. Those titles are still niche and very far from the mainstream. And the Heavy Rain DLC was canned for Move support. Cage said that it was either DLC or add Move support and he wanted to add Move support because it was closer to how he envisioned the original design of the game. At least thats how I remember it.
is this a vgcharts sister site?
Probably not VGChartz has Heavy Rain sales at 1.65 million http://gamrreview.vgchartz....
More fake numbers by VG. :) Heavy Rain is superb, QD deserve this big time.
Cage said it himself so of course its not vgcharts its an accurate number.
Funny, cause the other day when Sony said they sold 41.6M PS3 world wide, you guys said they were in error. Funny how that works. :)
funny, cause you will probably lose bubbles just as fast as 360ftw1 account
well if you stopped trolling for a sec and listen you would know that that number is wrong and that the actual total, on the official site adds up to 47.9 mill, Q4 wasnt added to the numbers, this has already been proven, but you know that dont you?
@garos82, unlike you obviously I can careless about a damn bubble. Also, I checked...360FTW1 is not being used, thanks though, if I need to make a second account I know what name is available. Douche. @IRetrouk, dude I'm just quoting what I say with my own eyes; a sony slide that they produced to the world stating that they sold 41.6M PS3s world wide. Whether they are wrong or right, the slide said what it said. Why exactly does that provoke you to produce you own numbers; only god knows. And I was not trolling, my comment to that dude is 100% true, if speaking the truth is trolling, then I guess I'm guilty. Just because a comment pisses you off, doesn't make it trolling.
dude it dont piss me off but you were in the articles that croped up about this, and you obviously seen the links to the official sony site that clearly states that 47.9 mill ps3 have been sold upto but not including Q4 numbers, i havnt made these number up you joker they are from the offical site. heres the link, you can add numbers together, cant you? http://www.scei.co.jp/corpo...
@360FTW2 Please take a look at Sony's site where they stat 47.9 sold http://www.scei.co.jp/corpo... Now subtract the last quarter's sales of 6.3 Ohh...like magic it equals 41.6...the number on the slide... Is this hard to understand?
"Ohh...like magic it equals 41.6...the number on the slide..." Why can't you guys see the point 360FTW2 is trying to make. He's not saying the 47.9 numbers is wrong, what he's saying is that Sony muddied the waters by Months later stating that the number was 41.6. Now there's doubt which number is correct. Two additional things have happened, one thing is you and other fanboys like the 47.9 number so there is nothing that would make you call it a bad number. I don't even think Sony could convince you otherwise as their slide has proven. The second thing is even with all the confusion and fanboy banter SONY has NOT come out with numbers to clarify what the real numbers are. If you want to explain something, please explain why Sony haven't corrected or at least clarified the (so-called) bad slide. Just a simple question, no need to set my house on fire.
It doesn't matter what ftw2 point was it was completely off topic and not even relevant to the person he was replying to. David Cage said this NOT Sony so why did he bring up Sony? Last I check Quantic Dreams is NOT owned by Sony.
"please explain why Sony haven't corrected or at least clarified the (so-called) bad slide." Umm. Because it's not wrong? The slide said over 41.6 million (the exact number from the quarter before last). And according to Sony's official financial reports - it's over 47, which is also over 41.6 million. Seriously - it's a slide from a presentation some network guy gave at a conference using old numbers. This verses Sony's official financial update filed with the SEC and given to all their shareholders. Gee. I wonder which is more current? /s Some guy gave a presentation about PSN and hadn't updated his slide for the month. If you seriously don't know who to believe, a slide form some guy at a presentation to a room full of nerds or an official document filed with the SEC, I really don't know what to tell you. And didn't we just go through this with Major Nelson a few months back? He said 42 million 360's sold even though the financials had just come out saying 44.5 million? Anyone remember that? Did you start baying for Microsoft to clarify their numbers or did you think it's the old number and the financial report is probably the one to go by?
. The demographic on PS3 is a weird bunch. A game that is nothing more than a long rte has passed some great games. It's also the least technical game on PS3 as it could be played on an iPhone...lol Well done Quantic. Maybe now you will see a sharp increase in RTE games like Heavy Rain...impressive. The re-release of this game with Move support gave it a second life. I love the girls face at :45...lol...classic trailer... http://www.youtube.com/watc... BTW...another 400,000 and this " interactive " game will pass KZ 2...O_o
It's funny how butthurt people can get over old sales numbers in Powerpoint presentations... They were old numbers, get over it.
good to hear deserves it
This game should sell another 5 million more. Its such an amazing game and you have the love the direction of the game and how it is a breath of fresh air when compared to the sea of FPS games out there. Please bring more games like this. True gamers will support these type of games!
i will love a SILENT HILL inspired by HR in terms of gameplay, maybe a little more open but pretty much like it.
i really enjoyed fahrenheit and heavy rain. looking forward to quantic dream's next game
wow... they doubled thier sales amazing !! i guess it's true when they say games on ps3 are slow burners , no matter how much time pass by they just never get old
Up next 3MILLION. Let's go Quantic Dream.
Happy to be one of the 2 million...played Heavy Rain right before Killzone 3 this past February...great and memorable experience :)
Last February? Your late to the party, but at least you got here!
Who said that this game would not sale? Who said that this game sucks? Eat this haters & losers!
Just picked up my copy, had to avoid that red case that is likely to takeover. Why I put it off for so long is beyond me, I`ve only played the demo and it`s stellar, no more excuses now, can`t wait.
yeah heavy rain was day 1 for and still have it
Oh Mr. Cage, if it weren't for him, I wouldn't have had the pleasure working with Jaqui Ainsley.
So why are we not gettin HR Chronicles then?
because the steam and cage aren on their next project ..i think they don't want to be tied up by franchises
A great game no doubt, but I don't understand how he gets off with the whole "innovation" thing. At its core, the game is almost a point and click adventure with more interactive control. Great game though...
its more of the way the game came together than all the individual parts, as a whole it was a new experiance.
IMO. the innovation is in exactly what you said. He took the run-of-the-mill standard of point and click and turned it into an interactive cinematic gaming experience. Revolutionary? Maybe not. Innovative? I would say yes.
Fair enough point. I'd agree.
I still have mine from day one. It was funny that tuesday it was raining heavily.
i'm glad it sold well.. its a great experience
Awesome! I need to get this now that it finally went down in price (although I should probably beat the pile of games I recently bought first).
Super game, vg should update numbers. I hope for a farenhiet remake using HOUR engine
2 million? Thats impressive for PS3 exclusive
very nice. congrats, now this means david cage needs to create a sequel or something!
Good news. I hope they make more games like HR.
Congrats This is one of my favorite games of all time.
Congrats had a feeling this game would sell good it was something different especially in this day in time where its mostly about first person shooters
is 2 mil good or bad for an exclusive? what are typical numbers? are heavy rain guys happy with this or what?
This is good to hear. It is a good game.
HR Sells 4.9 millions not 2m
Good game is good.
i was one of those 2 millions.
Definately a good game, and one of those different "experiences" of this gen! Well worth playing, and anyone who hasn't should definately get their ass on it. And I think it is much better with Move than DS3, it just feels more "right". To be honest though I think it is one of those games to rent or borrow more than buy unless you love it so much you are going to play it again and again. As it is not a long game, and if like me you were happy to play it once but have no desire to see every ending ect... then just rent and play.
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