MGS4 tops one million sales in Europe

Konami Digital Entertainment announced today that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots has sold one million copies across Europe since its release on June 12.

The critically acclaimed stealth-action proved to be an instant hit with consumers upon its release, debuting at number one on the UK All Format Charts and becoming the fastest selling PlayStation 3 title in the region to date.

The publisher also confirmed that it shipped a further 25,000 copies of the Limited Edition SKU to retailers across Europe, noting they “were snapped up almost immediately.”

Martin Schneider, Sales and Marketing Director for Konami Digital Entertainment Germany, commented: “The Metal Gear Solid series has again proved its huge potential, and we are delighted with the fantastic response the game has enjoyed at retail.”

“MGS4 is nothing short of a masterpiece – an epic conclusion to the Solid Snake story. We are extremely pleased with the positive feedback we have received from retail and consumers alike, and will keep satisfying their needs with updates to the game’s ‘Extra’ option, and via new content to Metal Gear Online.”

Stay tuned for our review of Metal Gear Online soon.