Dragon's Dogma Ships A Million, Capcom To Make It A Franchise
Dragon's Dogma was greater than the sum of its parts and in many ways, absolute catnip for role-playing fans who desired a blend of fun and in-depth gameplay elements.
The good news is that although the game will never boast Skyrim numbers, Capcom has announced that worldwide shipments for the well-received title have passed the one million mark.
There are several positive numbers for the publisher: It's the 55th title in the company's history to top the one million shipped mark, and first-week sales for the PlayStation 3 version hit 300,000. It was the highest-selling game in Japan in the month of May, despite the fact that it wasn't even available for the entire month. Lastly, it's clear that with this success, Capcom intends to turn Dragon's Dogma into a "major franchise." Well, they could certainly use another significant RPG franchise outside of the immensely popular Monster Hunter.
If you haven't played Dragon's Dogma yet and you're heavy into RPGs, we strongly recommend it. Even if you're only lukewarm into RPGs, some of the more unique factors of the game might be appealing.
6/25/2012 9:55:01 AM Ben Dutka