According to the sales report for January 2016 published by Superdata, one research group, the digital sales of Rise of the Tomb Raider on PC is almost triple as compared with the sales on Xbox One last November during same time duration.
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Sales Almost Triples That of Xbox One During First Month
Rise of the Tomb Raider was released on November 10th for Xbox One only, and according to the report, the number of sale on console were ‘soft’ due to its exclusivity and sharing same release date with the blockbuster Fallout 4.
“The newly-released PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider surprises at release. As one of Square Enix’s most visible franchises, the Tomb Raider franchise performed in January, receiving both strong industry recognition and benefitting from a seasonal lull of triple A games. Initial sales numbers on digital console for Rise of the Tomb Raider were soft, due to sharing its release date with Fallout 4 and its exclusivity to Xbox One. The game sold almost three times as many units on PC than it did on console during its first month.”
The game for PC was released on January 28th this year, meanwhile, it is yet to be released for Sony’s PlayStation sometime in Q4 of this year, which will again result in rise in sales of the game. Stay tuned for more!
Source: Super Date Research