Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Ships 10 Million Copies: Fastest Ever
Bethesda's role-playing game Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim continues to sell well. The parent company ZeniMax Media revealed that they've shipped 10 million units of the game, approximately $650 million in retail sales, since its launch.
“We are gratified that Skyrim continues to garner high review scores and accolades around the world,” said Robert Altman, ZeniMax Media's Chairman and CEO. “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."
It was released on November 11, 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Skyrim's main story revolves around the player character's efforts to defeat Alduin, the firstborn of Tamriel's primary deity Akatosh. Alduin is prophesied to destroy the world.