Ubisoft has revealed during an investor call that they expect Watch_Dogs to sell a bit more than 6 million units. They believe the game has enough potential to become a franchise and earlier they had revealed that it was a long term IP.
“What is true is that three months ago when we announced our results, we were kind of referencing that we, in our plan, we had built up Watch Dogs with expectation slightly below what Assassin’s Creed 1 did when it was first released–and it was 6.2 million,” they revealed.
“So after E3, what we said today was that we do feel that we can expect…slightly above the 6.2 million that Assassin’s Creed did.”
The figure looks easily achievable as it is the only game that looks somewhat next-gen, but that’s purely my personal opinion. However, there seems to be a lot of public interest in the game and it could relate in good sales for the company.