This is also big news for Sony Interactive Entertainment because according to SIE, Red Dead Redemption 2 had the highest number of PSN pre-orders and highest day one digital sale. Rockstar Games announced that its new smash-hit game posted worldwide sales of around $750 million in just three days since its release in October 26.
Critics from around the world have praised the game for its engrossing storyline, rich open world environment and stunning graphics, with many calling it among the best video games of all time.
According to United Kingdom charts firm GfK, Red Dead Redemption 2 was the second highest seller in terms of physical copies in the United Kingdom, behind Federation Internationale de Football Association 19. This sounds like a very plausible rumor if Red Dead Redemption and its online components manage to exceed the expectations and bars set by Grand Theft Auto 5.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 has seen nigh universal praise, with an average review score of 97 on Metacritic, but it remains to be seen what kind of legs the game has in terms of sales.
That tops the highest-grossing movie in history, "Avengers: Infinity Wars", which earned more than $640 million during its opening weekend earlier this year.
We'll update this story if more information arises.
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