THQ blames Red Dead Redemption for lower UFC 2010 sales

Last month, THQ reported some not-so-awesome sales figures for its second annual entry into the UFC Undisputed franchise -- to the tune of an almost 50 percent decline from sales for last year's first stab at game-ifying the sport. In a recent discussion with the print version of MCV (via CVG), Jon Rooke, the company's UK marketing director, provided one possible explanation for the decrease: "That's largely down to Red Dead Redemption," Rooke explained.

Though Undisputed 2010 has managed to ship a sizable 2.6 million units, Rooke stated that the title hasn't "delivered the broader sales yet." He added, "Rockstar have probably taken a fair amount of our market share. They shipped 5m units, taking a lot of consumer dollars." We know exactly what he's talking about: We picked up Red Dead Redemption instead of UFC because we heard the former had really great wrasslin' -- but we were unfortunately greeted with hours of rustlin' instead.




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ROCKSTAR FTW!!! THQ you suck!!


theyre just mad their games suck and no one likes them.


feck off THQ rockstar have been round much longer than you make better games nerds


Red dead redemption is teh hacks


finger pointers, just like little kids blaming others


Lol they got owned.


they are admitting that they made a better game, therefore letting the public know that thier game sux ;)