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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.

Bethesda announced that its hit title, Fallout 3 has enjoyed record sales at launch, reflecting the huge consumer demand for the game. Approximately 4.7 million units of Fallout 3 were shipped worldwide last week for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Games for Windows representing retail sales in excess of $300 million.
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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Um, Fallout 3 has anti-piracy measures implemented (Starforce or SecuROM)...


Crysis release was PC only while Fallout 3 was multiplatform...
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..
 
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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...
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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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
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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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
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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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.

Agreed !


I would have to add Atari to that lol.

Why's that ?

If it were PC only, it would be worse than Crysis.
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

 

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

My mates have a saying.....EA sucks bawls :p
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
 
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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 ?
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