The Crew has always been a successful series for Ubisoft, but its latest entry is breaking records. With its arrival last week, The Crew Motorfest has sped past Ivory Tower's previous games with the series' biggest launch to date.
In a press release, Ubisoft boasts of the game's "strong early momentum". Not only is it the highest rated game in the series, but it's also achieved the "best first week for the franchise in terms of total unit sell through, overall consumer spend, and season pass adoption rate". In other words, it's a hit.
The Crew 2 was supported for many years, and it seems those players have faith that Motorfest will be treated similarly. A whopping "42 million vehicles" have been imported from one to the other using Motorfest's Collection Import feature, suggesting a lot of fans are continuing their racing career by sticking with the series.
The press release also reveals the franchise as a whole has brought in over 40 million players since it got started in 2014.
Ivory Tower's Ahmed Boukhelifa is "thrilled by the enthusiastic response which has broken all franchise records", thanking the community "for their incredible support". He reiterates the studio's commitment to Motorfest for the long term: "Launch is only the beginning: we have planned regular updates with new themes and experiences, and very strong post-launch support with a mix of free and paid content, for a long time to come."
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