Publishers Namco Bandai are today celebrating passing the 10 million shipped games milestone for the Naruto series.
Developers CyberConnect2 worked on the popular Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, which by itself had sales of over one million. They are now preparing to release Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations in Europe on March 30.
To celebrate reaching the milestone, president of CyberConnect2, Hiroshi Matsuyama, will run Marathon de Paris in France in full Naruto costume on April 15th, 2012.
Yusuke Sasaki, Producer at Namco Bandai said: "We're very glad and proud to have achieved 10 million units worldwide on the NARUTO franchise, and we promise you that we will keep working very hard on this important franchise to carry on exciting all the fans around the world. Thanks again for all of your support, and I'm really looking forward to seeing you all at the upcoming Paris Manga event. I wish you all the best for 2012!!"