Borderlands 3 Ships 5 Million in Five Days and is 2K Games Fastest Selling Game in History

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Publisher 2K Games and developer Gearbox Software have announced that Borderlands 3 has been a huge sales success after only a few days on sale.

The game has already sold in more than five million units in its first five days on sale. The game was bought by 50% more consumers in its first five days than Borderlands 2 was which also makes this 2K Games fastest-selling game in their history. The sales of Borderlands 3 have also pushed the franchise to cross the $1 billion mark in net bookings making this just the second 2K franchise to hit that milestone.

Consumers also seemed to prefer buying the game digitally as 70% of purchases of the game were done digitally which makes this 2K Games’ highest percentage of digital sales for a cross-platform, cross-distribution title. The records don’t end there as the game had the highest pre-order sales figures of game game in 2K Games history.

Are you one of the five million people who have picked up Borderlands 3? Let us know in the comments how you’re enjoying the game.

Justin Oneil
One of Head Writers and PR here on ThisGenGaming.com. I've been playing games for over 20 years now and play everything from AAA blockbusters to Indie games. You can find me on all the current consoles and on my twitter account.
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Justin Oneil

One of Head Writers and PR here on ThisGenGaming.com. I've been playing games for over 20 years now and play everything from AAA blockbusters to Indie games. You can find me on all the current consoles and on my twitter account.