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Metal Gear Solid 4 sells nearly 500,000 -- Enterbrain

Record sales for domestic PS3 games.


Metal Gear Solid 4 broke records in its first week of sales here, quickly becoming the best selling PS3 title yet.

Citing figures from Enterbrain, whose most recent sales data covers June 12 to June 15, Famitsu.com reports that the highly anticipated PS3 title sold 476,334 units over its first few days of release. This figure is split across all variations of the game, including the standard edition, the special edition, and the two hardware bundles.

MGS4 appears to have caused a boost for the PS3 hardware, with sales for the week reaching 77,208 units. In previous weeks, the system had struggled to reach the 10,000 mark.

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