Valve has announced that Skyrim has become the fastest selling game ever on Steam.
According to stats, Skyrim’s PC version outsold all other PC games by a margin of three to one. 10 million units of Skyrim have shipped across all three platforms since launch. Jason Holtman, Director of Business Development at Valve said:
“Skyrim is the fastest selling title in Steam’s history. Bethesda’s commitment to and understanding of the PC as a gaming platform shows in the great review scores, spectacular launch, and continued high player numbers that Skyrim has received.”
Robert Altman, Chairman & CEO of ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda also commented on the news:
We are gratified that Skyrim continues to garner high review scores and accolades around the world. We are most grateful to our fans for their support and enthusiasm for the game, and their love of the hundreds of hours of gameplay it offers. We continue to strive to deliver the highest quality entertainment experience for everyone. 2012 will be another huge year for our fans, with the release of the Creation Kit, as well as exciting DLC which will add to the richness of this epic adventure.”
If you haven’t already done so, check out Peter’s Skyrim review where he wrote “Skyrim – the game – is a wonderful experience because Skyrim – the land – is a wonderful place.”
Source: Industry Gamers