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Alpha Protocol moves 700k copies

The secret is out

Although sales are lower than desired, critically panned espionage role-playing game Alpha Protocol sold surprisingly better than expected.

After several delays and rather negative previews, Alpha Protocol managed to sell 700,000 copies according to financial reporting posted by SEGA as highlighted by Andriasang.

Of course, that's a disappointment given the publisher's desire to see the Obsidian-developer game push well over a million copies. Criticism over its technical stability, mission design, and writing led to low-scoring reviews.

The debatable sales figures of Alpha Protocol didn't drag the company down, though, as the Japanese conglomerate saw profits rise close to 300% year-to-date.

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