Sales of the original Guitar Hero across all platforms in less than three years



Stat: 23 million copies across all platforms in less than three years, grossing more than US$1 billion in North America alone

Stat Categories: Music Industry Stats

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Years: 2008

Stat Source: Reuters

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): IFPI Digital Music Report 2009

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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