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September 16th, 2011, 22:44
Originally Posted by BillSeurer View Post
Thing is if you compare FO (1997) and FO2 (1998) sales to big PC game hits of the time you see the Fallout games, well, really weren't big hits. Diablo (1998) sold 2.5 million copies! Starcraft 1.5 million in 1998 and over 10 million total. Half Life approaching 10 million.

Yup. Also Baldur's Gate (1998) sold 2 million, Baldur's Gate 2 (2000) sold 2 million, Warcraft 2 (1995) sold 2 million, Riven (1997) sold 4.5 million, etc.

The big PC hits back in the day sold millions. Fallout 1&2 were more like cult hits. They gained fame among RPG players, but never really made it big in the mainstream. They sold around 15-20% of what Baldur's Gate games sold.
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