Inside its fourth quarter sales report, Ubisoft has announced that its action-packed air combat title, Tom Clancy’s HAWX, reached its set target of one million sell-in units.
The game launched in March 2009 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC to generally positive reviews,
Other highlights for the quarter which ended on March 31, 2009 included the continued “strong showing” of Wii titles Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party and Shaun White Snowboarding. Additionally, the Petz and Imagine franchises each sold-in over one million units during the quarter.
Speaking of the full year, Yves Guillemot, Chief Executive Officer, stated: “In addition to strengthening our existing franchises – particularly Far Cry and Rayman Raving Rabbids, whose sales were up by more than 50% on their previous performances – we successfully launched two new million-unit-selling brands with Shaun White and Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X, confirming our entry into the sports segment and bolstering our position in the air combat segment. Lastly, we affirmed our expertise in titles for Nintendo consoles, with our casual games business posting a growth over 40%.”