Borderlands 2 sold nearly six million units to date

XCOM due sometime between Q2 2013 and Q1 2014.

Borderlands 2 has sold nearly six million units, publisher Take-Two stated in a financial call today where it said the game "remains on pace to be the highest selling title in 2K's history."

1
F*** yeah!

Borderlands 2 has also been the publisher's best selling property digitally with its expansions being a top seller in the online space.

Gearbox's shooter wasn't Take-Two's only hit during the quarter ending on New Year's. NBA 2K13 has sold nearly 4.5 million units worldwide, making it the publisher's most successful sports game yet. The entire franchise has sold-in more than 15 million units since the release of NBA 2K11 in October 2010.

Apparently XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a commercial success too, but no sales figures were mentioned.

Looking at the big picture, Take-Two had a hell of a quarter with GAAP net revenue at $415.8 million, a huge increase over last year's $236.3 million during the same timeframe. GAAP net income was at $70.9 million, over four times last year's $14.2 million for the same quarter. As of New Year's Eve, the company had cash and cash equivalents of $448.7 million.

Take-Two noted that catalog sales lead by GTA4 and Red Dead Redemption accounted for 22 per cent of net revenue.

Looking ahead, Take-Two has loads of potential hits on the way. BioShock Infinite is due 26th March, Major League Baseball 2K13 is set for 5th March, GTA5 on 17th September, and XCOM is still on track for a fiscal 2014 release i.e. between 1st April, 2013 and 31th March, 2014.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (32)

About the author

Jeffrey Matulef

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.

Related

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Remaster launches tomorrow

UPDATE: Activision finally confirms - and announces PS4 timed exclusivity.

Long-running Official Xbox Magazine shuts down

Future bosses say they've taken pay cuts to reduce lay-offs.

FeatureAs Riot bids to take on Blizzard and Valve, the studio faces challenges of its own making

"There are no limits" co-founder Marc Merrill tells us, as a new world order emerges.

Nintendo has "adjusted" Animal Crossing's much-maligned eggs

But they'll be back in force on Easter Sunday.

You may also enjoy...

Comments (32)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading