London, UK – December 23, 2004 – Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announces that Prince of PersiaÃ‚Â® Warrior WithinTM has already doubled sales of the brand's first instalment, with 1.8 million units delivered in just two weeks.
During an extremely competitive holiday season, Prince of PersiaÃ‚Â® Warrior WithinTM has proved itself a force to be reckoned with since its release December 2nd. It ranks:
- #6 game in the UK ever since its release, all formats combined(1)
- #5 game in the US, all formats combined2, in the first week of its release
- #6 Xbox title in Germany(3)
- in the Top 5 PS2 and Xbox games in France, and the #5 best-selling game all formats combined(4).
"With this second opus for the Prince of PersiaÃ‚Â® brand, Ubisoft proves once again its ability to firmly establish its brands during a holiday season exceptionally rich in hit titles," said Yves Guillemot, President and CEO of Ubisoft.
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