Starfield Had the Biggest Xbox Launch This Generation in Europe

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William D’Angelo
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Starfield was easily the best-selling game in Europe in its launch week, according to GSD data reported by GamesIndustry.

The latest game from Bethesda had the biggest Xbox launch of the generation in Europe with it selling more than the previous record holder Forza Horizon 5.

Starfield is also the fifth-fastest selling game of 2023 in Europe and the fastest-selling new IP of the year. Its launch is only behind Hogwarts Legacy, Diablo IV, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, but is ahead of Final Fantasy XVI and Resident Evil 4.

The data above does not take into account the number of players on Xbox Game Pass and it was available a week earlier for those who purchased the Premium Edition.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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