Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is this week, but of all time, with combined sales of 2.16 million. The other big debut this week is Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (X360) which sold 895,000. There are eight debuts in the top 30. Eight games sold over 500,000, and the top 25 sold over 100,000.
Software milestones this week: Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (X360) passes the one million mark in its opening week. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) shoots past seven million; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3) flies by the five million mark; Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) reaches one million sold; The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360) passes the two million mark; and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3) passes the one million mark.
Hardware sales are up for the Wii, DS, PSP and 3DS week on week, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 are down. Year on year sales are down for every platform, except for the PlayStation 3. Hardware milestones this week: The PlayStation 3 reaches 56 million sold, while the Wii is just below 90 million sold for the week."