Preliminary sales data for Red Dead Redemption indicated that the title as sole around 550,000 units in the US on day one. The game is now also available in Europe which could break sales for the title past the one million mark. VGChartz estimates worldwide week one sales of around 1.2 – 1.3 million units, making it another fast selling game in 2010.
Red Dead Redemption received over 450,000 pre-orders in the US, but pre-order numbers for Europe were not revealed. Rockstar’s Western is definitely a contender for Game of the Year 2010 and in the race for the fastest selling title of 2010, along with God of War III, Final Fantasy XIII and Battlefield: Bad Company 2.