EA has announced a record-smashing start for FIFA 13, with the game having sold over 4.5 million units across all platforms worldwide in just five days! It is the biggest videogame launch of 2012 and biggest sports videogame launch of all-time. FIFA 13 was the No. 1 selling game in at least 40 countries around the world.
The blistering FIFA 13 launch which began September 25 was driven by high game quality and record sales in key countries, led by more than 1.23 million^ games sold in the first 48 hours in the United Kingdom. FIFA 13 is only the second videogame franchise ever to sell more than 1 million units in the UK within just 1 day.
“FIFA 13 is a critical and commercial success unprecedented in sports entertainment,” said Andrew Wilson, Executive Vice President of EA SPORTS. “Every minute of every day millions of fans around the world are experiencing what the critics have already said—FIFA 13 is the biggest and best sports game we have ever created.”
FIFA 13 is available now in retail stores around the world, and as a digital download through Origin. Look out for our review soon.