Garden Warfare launched on the PS4 and PS3 last week, with reports indicating it to have sold 39,735 units on the Playstation 4. This contrasts the XBOX ONE versions launch date which has reportedly sold 88,613 units. Obviously these figures need to be taken with a grain of salt until official NPD data is released, but it’s unlikely to change their place in regard to sales performance.
Neither of these figures are particularly promising for the title, which we reviewed on the Playstation 4 earlier in the week. However it could be said that the XBOX ONE version is seeing moderate success, whereas the launch on PS4 has been something of a disappointment.
This could be attributed to various factors; with the upcoming launches of both Destiny and then in the following month, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, many consumers are likely going to be playing reserving their time and cash for those titles instead. However the games timed exclusivity may be a factor and brings into question whether timed exclusivity damages a brand long-term.