Bandai Namco's Tekken fighting game franchise has sold more than 50m units since its 1994 debut.
That's according to series director Katsuhiro Harada, who revealed the milestone on Twitter (below). The developer also revealed that Tekken 7 has shifted over six million copies since it was released back in 2015.
In February of this year, Harada said that Tekken 7 had sold five million units as of December 2019, while the franchise as a whole had hit 49m. That likely points to Tekken 7 selling around one million copies in the last nine months.
By the looks of things, Tekken is the third best-selling fighting game in history, coming in behind Nintendo's Super Smash Bros IP, which has reportedly sold around 60m copies, while Mortal Kombat has sold in the region of 52m units.
Tekken 3 is still the most successful entry in the franchise to date, having sold 8.3m copies. 1.4m of those were sales in Japan.
TEKKEN7 had achieved Over 6 million sales !— Katsuhiro Harada (@Harada_TEKKEN) September 27, 2020
We recorded Over 50 million copies sales for the series.
記念イラストを公開！#TEKKEN7 #TEKKEN #鉄拳7 #鉄拳 pic.twitter.com/U30ZPUg9tN