‘second is still amazing’ – Epic on Gears of War 2
Last week we showed you that Gears of War 2 was the 2nd most played game on LIVE and according to Epic boss Mark Rein, they are ecstatic about it.
Gears and Halo battle it out for top spot
Speaking in the Epic forums Rein commented “Gears is in second because Halo 3 has been out for over a year and a half and has probably sold nearly 9,000,000 copies by now”
He then added “So when they offer reduced-priced multiplayer DLC users come back to the game and they get a spike in their user base that [dwarfs] ALL of the other games on Xbox Live – especially new games that have only been out for a few weeks such as Gears of War 2 and Call of Duty: World at War. But being in second is still pretty amazing considering we’ve only had the time to sell a small fraction of the numbers they have sold.”
Do you think Mark Rein should be happy with second? I personally feel that any game releasedthese days will find it hard to knock off Halo 3 from the top. Stay tuned to see if Gears of War 2 can knock Halo 3 off the top early next week.
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