Dead Rising Becomes Fastest Selling 360 Title

Capcom have today announce that their first next-generation title Dead Rising has shifted 500,000 units in its first two weeks on sale on the US making it the fastest selling game released on the Xbox 360. Capcom commented that “In preparation for the next generation transition, in 2005 Capcom concentrated on creating titles for foreign markets while seeking to improve its marketing, sales and business operations functions in North America. Dead Rising’s early success is attributable to these changes and Capcom’s foresighted philosophy of embracing next-generation development to yield a high quality title with worldwide appeal

Dead Rising has still to hit the other two major territories in the world and is due for release in Europe on September 8th and in Japan on September 28th.