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Guild Wars Passes the Five Million Unit Mark

Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2008 by Aelryn

So, they're halfway to WoW... assuming all those people still play.

The Guild Wars team announced today that they've recently passed the 5 million units sold mark.

NCsoft® and ArenaNet® have announced that the Guild Wars® franchise of online roleplaying games has surpassed five million units sold in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Published by NCsoft and developed by ArenaNet, the Guild Wars franchise consists of the original Guild Wars, Guild Wars Factions®, Guild Wars Nightfall®, and the recently released expansion, Guild Wars: Eye of the NorthTM. The Guild Wars games have been commercial and critical successes since the release of the original campaign in April of 2005. Its award-winning content and innovative subscription-free business model have created a large and loyal following that is highly anticipating Guild Wars 2TM.

Read the original press release here.

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