'Homefront' sells 375k on day one in US
Published Mar 17 2011, 10:32 GMT | By Matthew Reynolds Homefront
has sold 375,000 copies in its first day of sale in the United States, it has been announced.THQ
president Brian Farrell said the firm is "delighted" with the launch figures and that it is already fulfilling re-orders for the game at retailers.
EVP core games Danny Bilson added: "Homefront
's excellent multiplayer experience, combined with our commitment to dedicated servers, make this a must-have purchase for gamers
"Due to the strong and growing demand for Homefront
's multiplayer, we continue to add dedicated server capacity.
"We are confident that the large-scale multiplayer maps, featuring 32 players, vehicles, infantry and drones, will continue to be a major draw for the huge audience of FPS gamers looking for a new experience over the coming months."
Yesterday it was revealed
that THQ's stock value dropped by 21% following mixed reviews of the game.Homefront
will be available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in the UK this Friday, March 18.> Click here to read our preview of Homefront