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Ascaron getting bigger

Company News - posted by Saint_Proverbius on Mon 24 October 2005, 19:14:15

Tags: Ascaron Entertainment; Sacred

Per this story on GameIndustry.biz, it appears Ascaron is doing fairly well. Here's one reason why:

A prime example of ASCARON's domestic and international success so far is the title "Sacred". In 2004, the role-playing game was the top-selling title in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Poland and Russia, and a top 5 hit in many other countries. The world-wide sales figures of Sacred have reached 1.6 million so far. Sacred has become one of the most successful German games ever published in the USA where it was awarded "Best Role Playing Game of the Year" by PC Gamer magazine. Sacred has sold more than 200,000 units in the USA - a figure that has never before been achieved by a game developed within Germany. Since setting up an International sales office ASCARON titles have been published in sixteen languages to more than forty countries to date. These figures denote a significant growth in the international sales of ASCARON, which are targeted to reach seventy percent of overall revenues by the end of the next financial year (31st March 2007)​
I'm kind of surprised the sales in the United States weren't higher given the sales in the rest of the world.

Spotted at: Blue's News

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