Square Enix has announced that 2013’s Tomb Raider has become the best-selling game in franchise history, shifting more than 8.5 million copies on the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Some of those copies were also sold on the PS4 and Xbox One as an enhanced remake known as the Definitive Edition.
“Tomb Raider ignited and expanded the fan base, pushing the series to a new level. The game’s incredible sales success reflects the passionate response of players,” said Darrell Gallagher, the Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. “Our studio is proud of what we accomplished with the game.”
A sequel to Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will be released this Fall exclusively for the Xbox One and Xbox 360.