ZeniMax Media today announced that 10 million units of Bethesda Softworks' The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim have been shipped for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, representing approximately $650 million in retail sales since its release on November 11. The PC version of Skyrim in North America outsold all other PC games by a factor of over three to one in the month of its release. Large retail reorders across all platforms and record-breaking digital sales reflect the ongoing global demand by consumers excited to explore this extraordinary fantasy epic.
Skyrim has already garnered over two dozen Game of the Year awards from major outlets worldwide, including winning the top honor of Game of the Year at the 2011 Video Game Awards which are voted on by a panel of editors from the industry's most respected magazines and websites. In addition, Skyrim has received Game of the Year awards from numerous other game critics, which, to date include such respected media outlets as G4TV, Official Xbox Magazine and Machinima.com. Skyrim was named Most -Played Game of 2011 by Raptr, based on research data which confirms its highly popular gameplay experience.
Skyrim Is the third consecutive game developed by the team at Bethesda Game Studios to earn Game of the Year honors. Bethesda Game Studios, which was named Studio of the Year at the 2011 Video Game Awards, also created the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and the 2008 Game of the Year, Fallout 3.
Posted: 16th Dec 2011 by CMBF
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