Watch Dogs ships 9m copies

Ubisoft’s open-world action adventure game Watch Dogs has shipped 9m units, the company’s latest financial report reveals.

The firm announced the title had shipped 8m copies prior to the start of its most recently concluded quarter, meaning the game has moved 1m in the past three months.

"The very strong momentum we saw at the beginning of the fiscal year carried on into the second quarter and enabled us to once again exceed our performance expectations,” Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said.

Ubisoft continued to capitalize on the popularity of new consoles, the successful launch of Watch Dogs, the quality of its back catalog and the considerable growth of the digital segment. Consequently, our operating income and cash flows improved significantly during the period."

Guillemot also stated that Watch Dogs is on track to ship more than 10m units by the end of Ubisoft’s fiscal 2015.

Watch Dogs is available now on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The game is also scheduled to launch November 18th on Wii U.

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