Borderlands 3 Breaking All Franchise Sales Records

According to the numbers released by 2K Games, Borderlands 3 is a pretty big hit. It’s breaking all the records for the franchise, and some 2K records, too. The game has sold five million copies in just the first five days. It’s the fastest-selling and best-selling game in the franchise, the highest-selling 2K title on PC of all time, and more.

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Borderlands 3 Breaking All Franchise Sales Records
Borderlands 3 Breaking All Franchise Sales Records

Not for a second did I doubt that Borderlands 3 was going to be a huge success, Reddit posts about the Epic Games Store being the devil himself be damned. However, as it turns out, the game’s doing shockingly well. At least, according to the figures recently released by 2K Games. Borderlands 3 has sold five million copies in just the first five days; in other words, by now, it’s probably significantly more. That’s a fifty percent increase from Borderlands 2.

The high numbers don’t stop there. According to 2K, Borderlands 3 is the fastest-selling game in the franchise. It’s also the highest-selling 2K title on PC ever, with seventy percent of sales being digital, despite skipping Steam for the first six months. Lastly, the success of Borderlands 3 has propelled the franchise to over one billion dollars, making it the second 2K franchise to manage to do that. And, the game is only in its infancy; it’s coming out on Steam later, and then there’s the Game of the Year edition later down the pipeline. Borderlands 3 isn’t done, not by a long shot.

So, there you have it, folks. Borderlands 3 is doing really, really well. No amount of screeching about Epic Store exclusivity could stop it. Shocking, I know; who would’ve thought? If you’re one of the over five million people that have purchased it, and you’re having trouble in the game, go ahead and check out our long list of Borderlands 3 guides. For example, Dynasty Dash 9 Minutes Remaining – How to Complete, Floodmoor Basin Final Location – Where to Find, and Jakobs Estate Skull Bookshelf Puzzle Solution, to name a few.

If you're having trouble with other things in the game, you might want to check out some of the other guides we've written. We've listed the locations of Red Chests, Typhon Logs, Dead Claptrap Parts and Hijack Targets. We've explored the mission choices, like what happens when you side with Holder or Ramsden in On The Blood Path, or when you tell Rhys to keep or lose mustache in Atlas at Last. We've also covered secrets, like the one where you have to open the Holy Broadcast Center locked door.

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A language teacher and video game enthusiast turned rogue, Joe is on a quest to become the ultimate gaming journalist. This is somewhat hampered by his belief that the golden age of gaming ended with the PlayStation One, but he doesn't let that stop him. His favorite games include Soul Reaver and Undertale. Other interests are D'n'D, dad rock, complaining about movies, and being the self-appointed office funny man, which nobody else agrees with.


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