Destiny, the incredibly hyped video game by developers Bungie (creator of the Halo series), is shaping up to be the game release of the year. Such was the impact of the video games that due to the exclusive content for Destiny offered on Play Station 4, Sony has reported it’s most successful week to date of hardware sales in the UK.
Adam Boyes, Sony’s vice president of developer and publisher relations, wrote on the PlayStation blog:
“What a week! Since Destiny launched one week ago, it has officially become the biggest PS4 game launch in North America ever,” “The game broke records for being the fastest purchased and most played PS4 game during its first week on sale. In fact, last week was our single biggest PS4 hardware sales week since Christmas 2013! That’s a lot of PS4s.” PlayStation 4 users across North America accumulated more than 11 million gameplay sessions and, using the PS4’s social features, made Destiny “the most shared and most broadcasted PS4 game during its first week on sale.”
Not only that, Sony reported an increase of 300% of Play Station console sales in the UK alone.