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Fallout 3 4.7 million copies in 1st week

Discussion in 'Games' started by wolf2009, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. wolf2009 Guest

    WOW, this is so amazing. This is more than what Crysis made in 6 months ?

    Developers take note, this is what happens when you spend more time developing the game, instead of all those cheap anti-piracy measures.

    http://ve3tro.com/1574/fallout-3-47-million-copies-shipped-in-launch-week/?
     
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    Um, Fallout 3 has anti-piracy measures implemented (Starforce or SecuROM)...


    Crysis release was PC only while Fallout 3 was multiplatform...
     
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    Well as long as it don't screw my computer up which it has not i don't care. All so a reason why i get my games though D2D extreamly low chance of a DVD error :).

    GoodWith those kinda numbers a FO4 will be ont he way. A VERY well earned 4.7 mill.

    After a week and still finding shit lol..
     
  4. wolf2009 Guest

    Valid points, forgot about consoles for crysis. But i don't think it has the "You can only install 5 times" thing, coz I havent heard about it.
     
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    Actually, Fallout 3 only has the same "protection" as Oblivion, being a simple disc-check. That's a far cry from the draconian, big brother, limited # of install crap we've been seeing from a lot of other companies.
    Also, and I'm not sure of this, going by the time it took crysis to reach 1 million copies sold, I really doubt it has anywhere near 5 million copies by now and it probably never will. The fact that Crytek went all whiny-12-yr-old-who-didn't-get-the-pony-she-wanted on us and dropped support for Crysis makes me think it's anything but a box office hit.
     
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    EA is definitely the largest offender on that one. I'm happy though because it is realatively easy to spoof and/or remove. EA has a cult-following of haters. XD
     
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  7. wolf2009 Guest

    they just added me to that group,

    my Crysis warhead refused to play after one install only
     
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    Have never played any of the fallout series.. May have to give it a go....

    And about that 5 install crap with warhead.. I installed it twice and now it has locked me out saying I need to purchase another key.... ssshhhhaaatttt..
     
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    yea crysis warhead sucks at the installs, i had a problem where i couldnt click any buttons on the main menu and my coursor stayed in the game when i played and would go FULLSCREEN! so i just uninstalled and reinstalled about 10 times
     
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    I'm REALLY glad, i love bethesda, and i love every single one of their games, so the more money they get, the more likely we're gonna get more great games, so that's GREAT :toast:
     
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    That is the ONLY reason it has sold so many copies. If it were PC only, it would be worse than Crysis.
     
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    I would have to add Atari to that lol.
     
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    Crysis might not have sold more, but the series itself is 'worth' more to the gaming community for multiple reasons, than Fallout 3 ever will be.

    F3 will come and go, but Crysis will still be played and used as an expectant benchmark for quite a long while.
     
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    Agreed !



    Why's that ?

    I would not agree on that
     
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    then again, let me point out the obvious :

    it's 4.7 million shipped to retaillers, not 4.7 million sold to end users, quite not the same don't you think ?
     
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    Really Blob, damn, that definatley fudges the numbers then.

    I can't imagine with all the hype, how many Crysis copies were sold to disties and resellers.
     
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    i have a problem with fallout my resolution is soo low.. how do you change it my settings look like this

    [​IMG]
     
  18. tigger

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    Go into the games folder and run the fallout launcher,its in options on there.

    My mates have a saying.....EA sucks balls :p
     
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    So they stay up all night? :roll:
     
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    Corrected:eek:

    But essentially,yes they do.:)
     
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    something just came to mind. If you have 5 installs, and uninstalling restores one... what happens if you ghost the machine, uninstall... then restore the machine? do you get infinite installs??
     
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    I am glad to see that Fallout 3 has sold this well. Bethseda deserves it. Great game.
     
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    it's hella good, having just done the supermarket quest myself (not far in at all lol)
    but it's just everything I hoped it would be, I love TES3+4 and this makes the Oblivion engine shine also
     
  24. wolf2009 Guest

    ahem..... If the game is selling well, then only 4.7 million copies were shipped to retailers.

    There's no point in shipping 4.7 million copies, if they are going to sit on shelves
     
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    Fallout 3 4.7 million copies in 1st week - and the same ammount for torrent downloads ? :p
     

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