Far Cry 5 is now the fastest selling game in the history of the franchise. Ubisoft also confirmed today that it is the second biggest launch ever for one of their titles, second only to Tom Clancy's The Division. Ubisoft notes that more than half of the $310 million (USD) in sales came from the sale of the digital version of the game.
In addition to the strong first week of sales, record-breaking numbers of people are engaging with Far Cry 5 content. People streamed more than 55,000 hours of Far Cry 5 on Twitch and YouTubers' videos earned more than 117 million views. Both are records for a Ubisoft title in a week following launch, and evidence of the impact user generated content is having in convincing players to join the Far Cry community.

Another first for the franchise is the fact that Far Cry 5 takes place in America. Ubisoft also released an infographic today showing off some more factoids.