EA Sports announced on Wednesday that FIFA 13 have a created a new launch record for sports title by selling over 4.5 million copies in less than 5 days.
The newest edition of EA Sports’ FIFA series has the hottest videogame debut on all platforms in 2012 so far and is also number one in the charts in over 40 countries according to the Northern California-based company. The realistic football videogame has been very popular especially in the UK, with more than 1.25 copies were bought in less than 48 hours after the release of the game on 25th September.
EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson said:
“FIFA Soccer 13 is a critical and commercial success unprecedented in sports entertainment. Every minute of every day millions of fans around the world are experiencing what the critics have already said ‘FIFA Soccer’ 13 is the biggest and best sports game we have ever created.”
An astonishing 800,000 people have played the game with or against each another over the internet and more than 66 million online multi-player sessions have already been played on the game, representing a staggering 600 million minutes of online play. Wow!!