Namco Bandai Games America Inc. this month said the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden video game franchises have sold 10 million units in global markets.
Since launch of the first title in 2003, the Naruto franchise has sold 4.3 million units in North America, 3.8 million units in Europe, and 1.9 million units in Japan and Asia territories.
Naruto titles are based on the animated Naruto and Naruto Shippuden series from VIZ Media from the manga created by Masashi Kishimoto.
“We’re very glad and proud to have achieved 10 million units worldwide for the Naruto franchise, and we promise you that we will keep working very hard on this important series to carry on exciting all the fans around the world,” said Yusuke Sasaki, Producer at Namco Bandai Games Inc.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations, developed by CyberConnect2, is the latest entry in the franchise.
The title will include online battles and increased playable and support character options.
It will be sold Mar. 13.