Total War: Warhammer Sets New Franchise Sales Record; Half a Million in First Few Days

Since Total War: Warhammer launched on Tuesday, May 24, the game has gone onto sell more than half a million units, SEGA has announced.

Studio Director, Tim Heaton had this to say about the game’s success:

Total War: Warhammer has already proven itself as a runaway commercial success and more importantly we know our players are really enjoying the game. We have been regularly topping 100k concurrent players.”

Heaton went on to add:

“The team paid particular attention to stability and performance throughout the game’s development and thoroughly enjoyed creating new ways to play Total War within Games Workshop’s stunning Warhammer Fantasy world. We’re very proud of it, and it’s wonderful to see the game receiving such a great reception from critics, Total War veterans and new players alike.”

Those who pick up Total War: Warhammer before 6pm BST on May 31 will also receive the Chaos Warriors Race Pack free with their purchase. You can check out our Total War: Warhammer review here.

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