Callisto Protocol introduced a brand new style of Lifeless House-like motion to Xbox platforms final month, however thus far, the sport does not appear to be promoting in addition to anticipated.
In South Korea, the place the sport’s writer hails from, a number of monetary analysts are downgrading their preliminary expectations, with inventory costs and gross sales expectations falling.
One such group, Samsung Securities, had this to say about The Callisto Protocol’s gross sales prospects:
“The corporate [Krafton] anticipated cumulative gross sales of 5 million copies, however contemplating the present gross sales rating, cumulative gross sales of two million copies is not going to be simple till this 12 months.”
Korea Funding & Securities, one other of the analysts quoted, additionally lower its expectations to 2.1 million copies. Each figures are fairly a drop from the unique 5 million or so anticipated gross sales.
The sport’s basic reception in all probability did not assist the gross sales division, regardless of a robust advertising and marketing push across the launch. There was a variety of hype behind the pre-release of Hanging Distance Studios’ first effort, however the recreation did not reside as much as that hype within the eyes of many, together with us.