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MGS4 sells 1 million in Europe

All 25,000 limited edition SKUs snapped up in first week, says Konami

Konami has revealed that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots has sold over one million units in Europe in its first week of release.

The publisher has also said that the limited edition of the PlayStation 3 exclusive has sold out – all 25,000 units.

"The Metal Gear Solid series has again proved its huge potential, and we are delighted with the fantastic response the game has enjoyed at retail," commented Martin Schneider, sales and marketing director for Konami in Germany.

"We are extremely pleased with the positive feedback we have received from retail and consumers alike, and will keep satisfying their needs with updates to the game's 'Extra' option, and via new content to Metal Gear Online," he added.

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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