Homefront Clears 375k Units on Launch Day

By Kenneth Richardson

March 16, 2011

While we received a bit of arguably negative news regarding Homefront and its price drop earlier today, THQ has stepped forward with a more positive development. Although the game came out just yesterday, it has managed to sell more than one third of a million copies. CEO of THQ Brian Ferrel had this to say about the feat:

“We are delighted with first day sales for Homefront and are already fulfilling re-orders for the game from multiple retailers,”

Games chief Danny Bilson also did a fair amount of bragging, saying:

“Homefront’s excellent multiplayer experience, combined with our commitment to dedicated servers, make this a must-have purchase for gamers. Due to the strong and growing demand for Homefront’s multiplayer, we continue to add dedicated server capacity. We are confident that the large-scale multiplayer maps featuring 32 players, vehicles, infantry and drones, will continue to be a major draw for the huge audience of FPS gamers looking for a new experience over the coming months.”

Reception to the multiplayer spectacle has been fairly mixed, although those sales numbers suggest that at least a lot of people tried the game. It’s too early to tell whether or not the title possesses the staying power of a Call of Duty game, but the ongoing support is certainly a step in the right direction. Homefront is available now on HD consoles, the PC and the OnLive gaming platform.


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Kenneth Richardson

Kenneth is a Graphics and Game Design student who's worked as an author for DualShockers.com since June of 2010. His favorite gaming genres are Fighting, Role Playing and Sadistic Action games like Ninja Gaiden and Bayonetta. In addition to gaming, he is also strongly interested in music, fashion, art, culture, literature, education, religion, cuisine, photography, architecture, philosophy, film, dance, and most forms of creative expression.

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