Borderlands 3 hit over 5 million units sold in its first week...
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...despite being an Epic Games Store timed exclusive.
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Many fans were outraged over the Epic Games Store's launch and disruption of AAA games distribution...
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...leading some to call for a boycott of Borderlands 3 (though there were plenty of good reasons for that based on PR scandals).
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That hasn't hurt the game's sales at all, though, as it set 2K records and is the best Borderlands launch ever.
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It's important to note PC platform-specific data isn't available, so it's tough to compare BL2 and BL3 for sales and how Epic affected them.
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That said, given the immense sales performance, it's hard to imagine Borderlands 3 is doing anything but thriving on the Epic Games Store and consoles.
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