Award-Winning Tomb Raider Eclipses Global Franchise Record With More Than 8.5 Million Copies Sold
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – (April 6, 2015) – Crystal Dynamics, a Square Enix studio, today announced that the award-winning TOMB RAIDER® (2013) has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide, more than any other game in the legendary Tomb Raider franchise’s history. Originally released in March 2013, the game also set franchise sales records for its first day and month.

TOMB RAIDER won numerous awards, including IGN’s Best Overall Game of E3 2012. TOMB RAIDER: Definitive Edition, which included additional content and enhanced graphics for next gen platforms, was released in January 2014 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

“TOMB RAIDER ignited and expanded the fan base, pushing the series to a new level. The game’s incredible sales success reflects the passionate response of players,” said Darrell Gallagher, head of studio at Crystal Dynamics. “Our studio is proud of what we accomplished with the game.”

TOMB RAIDER explores the intense origin story of Lara Croft® and her ascent from an untried and untested young woman to a hardened survivor. Armed only with raw instincts and the ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Lara must fight to unravel the dark history of a forgotten island to escape its relentless hold.

TOMB RAIDER is available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Mac, and TOMB RAIDER: Definitive Edition is available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Official YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/TOMBRAIDER

About TOMB RAIDER
The TOMB RAIDER franchise has sold over 40 million copies worldwide and inspired one of the most successful video game film adaptations in history, grossing over $300 million at the global box office with protagonist Lara Croft becoming a contemporary global icon. TOMB RAIDER, released March 5, 2013 is the fastest selling game in the history of the franchise. TOMB RAIDER: DEFINITIVE EDITION released on Xbox One™ and PlayStation 4 consoles in January 2014.

TOMB RAIDER is rated “M” (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 64 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 42 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com/ .

TOMB RAIDER © 1997 -2015 SQUARE ENIX LTD. All Rights Reserved. LARA CROFT, TOMB RAIDER, RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER, FINAL FANTASY, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TOMB RAIDER, and TAITO are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. “Playstation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. Xbox One and Microsoft are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
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