GRAW Still Breaking Records

Shares in Ubisoft rose 4 percent on Friday after Europe’s second-largest video games publisher said its new action game “Ghost Recon Advanced Warfigher” had record sales in its first week.

The game, launched and shipped to stores last week, selling more than 240,000 copies in North America, Ubisoft said in a statement. In Europe, sales of the game in France, Germany and Britain exceeded 120,000 units over just three days. “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter had the best ever first-week sales performance for our company and is looking like a major commercial success,” Chairman Yves Guillemot said in the statement.