THQ and Volition have announced that there have been over one million characters created in the Saints Row Initiation Station.

"The characters we've seen are mostly ridiculous, often hilarious, and always over-the-top. And now there are a million of them," said Kevin Kraff, Vice President, Global Brand, THQ. "With the crazed creativity we've seen in only one week, we can't wait to see what's to come. One million is just the beginning."

When the game launches players can download their favourite characters from the site to play them in the game.

So far, according to Initiation Station stats, 1.2 million people have played the Initiation Station so far with the most popular non-traditional skin colours being green, red and silver metallic, there have also been 24 characters tagged by users as "God".

Saints Row; The Third will launch on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on the 15th November in the US and 18th November in Europe.