News Article

News Article

Gears of War 2 Sells 3 Million Copies


So I’m going to build a time machine with one sole purpose: to go back in time and steal the frigging idea for Gears of War from Epic.  Well, that and the design doc for World of Warcraft.  And the original iPod specs.  Maybe get a pet dinosaur I can ride to work and use to terrorize the common folk who don’t have dinosaurs.  Sweet.

Oh, ahem, sorry!  Why do I want to steal the idea for Gears of War?  Because Gears of War 2 sold 3 million copies in 4 weeks, that’s why!  At least that’s what Epic Games VP Mark Rein said in an e-mail to Edge Online.  Other fun facts: the first Gears of War took 10 weeks to hit that milestone, and has sold 5 million copies to date.  Whew!  That’s a lot of money!

So, who wants to ride shotgun in the Delorean with me?

You can read the whole article here at Edge Online!