has confirmed that it has shipped
more than 1.7 Million copies of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
in the UK and the US, for PC and Xbox360
platforms. Only released last month, the game is now the biggest selling title on Xbox360
, and was developed by Bethesda Softworks
and co-published by 2K Games
Launched last month, the news makes the game the biggest selling title on Microsoft’s next generation console, the Xbox360 so far, suggesting that gamers want slow burning RPGs rather than high speed racing games.
"We are very encouraged by the worldwide consumer demand for Oblivion", stated Paul Eibeler, Take-Two's President and Chief Executive Officer.