Fallout 3 Has $300 Million Launch, Ships 4.7M Units

Over 4.7 million copies of Fallout 3 have shipped worldwide since the game's debut last week, developer Bethesda announced today, explaining that the figure represents retail sales "in excess of $300 million." nope

While specific sales figures and a per-platform breakdown were not provided, Bethesda noted that the post-apocalyptic role-playing game saw "record sales at launch."

The game has already topped UK sales charts, with Xbox 360 release reportedly accounting for 55% of the game's week-one UK retail sales, followed by the PlayStation 3 version at 28% and the PC at 17%.