Newest Videogame from the Developers of Bloodborne and Dark Souls*
Realizes 90+ rated review score across all platforms and Hits Highly
Coveted Metacritic “Must-Play” Status
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2019--
Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice has shinobi-death-blowed its
way into fans hearts and the top of the charts! With a “Must-Play”
status on Metacritic that only one percent of all games achieve each year1
and 90+ rated review score across all platforms on Metacritic, the
highly-anticipated game sold more than 2 million copies worldwide2
across PlayStation, Xbox and PC in less than 10 days.
“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has brought something very special and
unique to Activision’s portfolio of games. It’s been an honor to work
with FromSoftware to help introduce a brand-new franchise to gamers
around the world,” said Michelle Fonseca, Vice President of Product
Management and Marketing at Activision. “The fans have made Sekiro:
Shadows Die Twice one of the most incredible game launches of 2019
thus far. The game has performed well on all platforms including PC and
we’re excited by the continued support from gamers and critics alike. It
has been gratifying to see the enjoyment from fans when they overcome
On launch day, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was the #1 viewed game
on Twitch3. With more than 631 million minutes watched on
Twitch3 during launch weekend, players could not get enough
of the intense combat and thrilling opportunity to escape death. The
game also had 1.1 billion minutes watched on Twitch within one week3.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice introduces players to a
beautifully-dark world filled with brutal enemies, intense sword combat,
and engrossing vertical exploration. Fans of FromSoftware will find
familiarity in the gritty gameplay found in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
where combat reigns supreme. Players will enjoy combining new features,
such as prosthetic arm tools, with visceral head-to-head battle to
fulfill their destiny in a vast world filled with beautiful vistas,
unique weaponry, and larger-than-life foes. Published** by Activision, a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), Sekiro:
Shadows Die Twice is available now on PlayStation®4; PlayStation®4
Pro; the family of Xbox One devices from Microsoft, including the Xbox
One X; and PC via Steam. The game is rated M for Mature (Blood and Gore,
Violence). For more information, please visit www.SekiroTheGame.com
and follow @SekiroTheGame
on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Game developer based in Tokyo, Japan. Known for the Armored Core series,
Dark Souls series and Bloodborne amongst other titles. More information
can be found on the official homepage: http://www.fromsoftware.jp/
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*Bloodborne is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Dark
Souls is a trademark of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.Sony and Bandai
Namco are not the publisher of SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE. Activision has
no affiliation with Bloodborne or Dark Souls.
© 2019 FromSoftware, Inc. Published and distributed by Activision.
ACTIVISION is a trademark of Activision Publishing, Inc. All other
trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.
1 Based on all games in the Metacritic database per calendar
2 Based on Activision Blizzard and FromSoftware
3 According to NoScope and Twitch
in Japan and Asia
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Source: Activision Publishing, Inc.