was a huge sales and critical hit for publisher Bethesda Softworks
when it was released back in 2008 and if pre-orders are any idication (and they usually are) the follow-up Fallout: New Vegas
will be an even bigger sales hit. According to an article at MCV, Bethesda is saying that pre-orders for the Obsidian Entertainment
-developed post-apocalypse RPG are very high.
How high? According to Bethesda's European marketing and PR director Sarah Seaby, "Fallout: New Vegas
pre-orders are far outstripping those of Fallout 3
." Bethesda shipped a worldwide total of 4.7 million units of Fallout 3