Tuesday, January 22nd 2008

Guitar Hero Franchise Surpasses $1 Billion in North America in Record 26 Months

Activision's Guitar Hero franchise has set an industry record, surpassing $1 billion in North American retail sales in just 26 months, according to The NPD Group. Additionally, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock was the #1 title in units and dollars for calendar year 2007, making it the best-selling video game of all time in a single calendar year. Since its initial release in fall 2005, the Guitar Hero franchise has sold in excess of 14 million units in North America alone, according to The NPD Group. In 10 weeks since the game's launch, consumers have already downloaded more than five million songs. "Guitar Hero is one of the biggest brands and one of the most powerful distribution platforms in all of entertainment today," said Michael Griffith, President and Chief Executive Officer, Activision Publishing, Inc. "Guitar Hero's popularity with broad audiences is a confirmation that video games have become a true mass medium."Source: Activision
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3 Comments on Guitar Hero Franchise Surpasses $1 Billion in North America in Record 26 Months

#1
WhiteLotus
by: malware
Activision's Guitar Hero franchise has set an industry record, surpassing $1 billion in North American retail sales in just 26 months,
:twitch:
so what about world sales
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hacker111
OMG sweet. I have 5 stars on all of the songs on expert and 4 stars on through the fire and flames!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
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SkylinGTR26
by: hacker111
OMG sweet. I have 5 stars on all of the songs on expert and 4 stars on through the fire and flames!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
Possibly cause you are a hacker... LOL jkerz
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