Despite Mass Effect 2 only being released a week ago, less for other regions, EA have announced that the game has already shifted over 2 million units worldwide according to their internal estimates. The second outing for Commander Shepard is available for Xb0x 360 and PC and is being billed as the “first blockbuster of 2010”.
EA’s press release is filled with reminders of the game’s accolades which include 40+ perfect review scores and 30+ editor’s choice awards and Bioware’s co-founder Dr. Ray Muzyka voiced his feelings on Mass Effect 2’s success:
Mass Effect 2 is poised to be one of the biggest games of 2010. We could not be more proud of the game’s universal acclaim and early commercial success.
It has surpassed the original’s success among reviewers as Mass Effect 2 is now the Xbox 360’s second highest rated game below Grand Theft Auto IV.