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Nioh has shifted three million copies worldwide

Nioh has shifted three million copies worldwide

Samurai Souls-inspired title Nioh has sold three million copies worldwide.

As revealed on Twitter (below) by the game's publisher Koei Tecmo, the title hit the milestone three years after its initial release. 

"Today, Nioh celebrates its third year anniversary, and has sold over three million copies worldwide. Thank you for your continued support," said Koei Tecmo Europe.

It is unknown how many of these copies were for PC. By May 2018, the title had sold two million copies. The PC version of the game was launched in November 2017, it was first released on PlayStation 4 in February that year.

At E3 2018, a sequel to Nioh was officially announced. The game will be released on March 13th 2020.

Nioh isn't the only Souls-esque Japanese title to hit big numbers in recent memory. 2019's FromSoftware developed Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was a strong performer, according to publisher Activision, and went on to be voted Game of the Year on Steam


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