Epic: Gears 2 surpasses 4 million in 2 months, double that of its predecessor

By Mike, Friday, 16 January 2009 09:50 GMT

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Gears of War 2 global product manager Guy Welch announced that the man-shooter has sold over 4 million copies in its first two months on the market.

This figure is double that of the first game, which sold 2 million during that period.

“The original Gears of War was the fastest-selling next-generation game of 2006, selling more than 2 million units worldwide that Holiday, and now well over 5 million copies sold to date,” said Welch.

“With Gears of War 2, the game has sold over 4 million units in the first two months, doubling the pace of the original.”

Thanks, GameDaily.

By Mike Bowden

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