Looks like Ubisoft got a hit in Assassin’s Creed 3. They were able to sell 7 million copies. Looks like they have reason to celebrate.

From the press release:

    Today, Ubisoft® announced that Assassin’s Creed® 3 is the fastest-selling game in the company’s history, with total sell-through topping the 7 million mark worldwide just one month after its release.

    Fans have wasted no time exploring the game’s open world, and getting involved in the action-packed story. In solo missions alone, players have accumulated more than 82 centuries of gaming time and committed more than 3 billion assassinations. The deadly action continues in the multiplayer, where more than twice as many players have joined the multiplayer mode compared to Assassin’s Creed® Revelations. To date, more than 250 million assassinations have been performed in more than 5 billion multiplayer sessions.

    “We are delighted with the performance of Assassin’s Creed III this Christmas,” said Rob Cooper, UK managing director, Ubisoft. “This is a beautiful and epic game of exceptional quality and we’re pleased that our fans have responded so well to the brand new universe, storyline and game experience.”

    Customers still can benefit from a special offer on the game in the run up to Christmas. A special edition of the game is currently available at Game stores nationwide and includes the game and the additional unlockable content “A Dangerous Secret”.