ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Game Studios announced that they expect The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim launch units to generate $450 million. After shipping seven million units with half of the units selling in just 48 hours and within 24 hours Steam has logged 230,000 concurrent users, CEO of ZeniMax Media Robert Altman said, “We are grateful for the fans’ response to Skyrim.”
He adds, “Todd Howard and his team at Bethesda Game Studios have crafted a very special game. Anticipation for Skyrim has surpassed any game in our company’s history, and we are pleased that sales and reviews have reflected the quality and hours of amazing gameplay it provides.”
The game so far has generated an astounding number of positive reviews. No doubt the success so far has been well earned. If your curious as to what Skyrim is all about, take a look at our Editor’s Desk column detailing our very own Chris Coke’s thoughts on the game.