Despite a mixed critical reception, Sony Online Entertainment says DC Universe Online is selling very well. A series of tweets from division president John Smedley says it's SOE's fastest-selling game, and hit #1 on Steam last week. nope
Though MMOs are usually a strictly-PC affair, SOE's focus on the console version has apparently paid off. Smedley revealed that the sales split is 52/48 in favor of the PlayStation 3 version.
The DC license has to be partially credited with the game's strong sales, but offering an MMO to more platforms and a focus on a faster combat pace surely played a role as well. We'll have our own coverage of DCUO coming soon, so keep an eye out.