These are the words the analysts at Cowen & Company are using to describe updated projected sales numbers for Titanfall 2, the triple-A shooter released last week by publisher Electronic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment. The research outlet had initially predicted 9 million units sold for Titanfall 2 but based on recent estimates during launch week, have downgraded that number significantly to the 5-6 million range, now claiming what we all knew already – that EA choose an awful release date for their other big shooter (Battlefield 1 being their flaghship shooter this year).
That’s really, really bad. And it’s unfair for Respawn who delivered big time with Titanfall 2, a game that lives up to the promises of the first game. To compare the numbers, the original Titanfall – which only released on Xbox platforms and PC – reached “almost 11 million unique players” according to Respawn Entertainment Art Director Joel Emslie and Chief Operating Officer Dusty Welch. …
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