Heavy Rain Breaks A Million

It’s official: is a hit — it has received both commercial and critical praise, and it has now sold over 1 million units worldwide. With it exceeding sales expectations, have announced that, during its first five weeks on the market, Heavy Rain has sold over 1 million units worldwide.

“It has been hugely gratifying to see the positive response that Heavy Rain has received from gamers” said ’s . “It shows that it is possible to create games that break with convention, games that seek to tell complex stories, and games that can inspire unexpected emotions in players – and that such games can be commercial as well as critical successes.”

Heavy Rain boasted a solid opening month in February, selling 219,000 units. Like previous titles developed by Quantic Dream, Heavy Rain eschews normal game genres for a more cinematic approach, focusing on complex storytelling and emotion via realistic graphics.