Infinity Blade Epic’s new rpg game for iOS has had a fantastic opening week. Selling at 5.99 in the appstore along with 274k registered users and counthing the game easily cleared 1.6 million dollars in sales within 5 days.
Epic. GameIndustry (registration required) and AppModo looked at the Game Center data for Infinity Blade (our review) and found that 274,000 players had registered the game by the evening of December 12. At $5.99 a pop, that means that Infinity Blade earned at least 1.6 million dollars in five days.
We say “at least” because not all players will register with Game Center, so the number could be even higher. In any case, these stats beat out those set by Chillingo’s Cut The Rope, which earned over $1 million in 10 days. The fantasy fighting game is the first iOS title to feature the Unreal Engine 3. The result is stellar graphics that look incredible on the iPhone 4′s Retina Display.