As Dead Space 3 hits retail shelves from today in North America and Friday for European shores, fans are out in full force demonstrating their excitement as the recent Dead Space 3 demo is being played by close to two million players! EA confirmed this is a double digit increase over Dead Space 2 and fans are sharing their enthusiasm for the game across all social channels.
The Dead Space 3 demo offers players early, free access to the game that critics worldwide have recognized for incredible craftsmanship in horror, action, suspense and sound design. In the demo, players are plunged into deep space as Isaac Clarke, and his co-op companion Sergeant John Carver, crash land on an unforgiving ice planet teeming with deadly Necromorphs. The demo, like the game, boasts a spine-tingling single-player campaign that can also be experienced with a friend in co-op, and the most sophisticated weapons crafting system of this generation.
Last week alone, EA saw more than 100,000 mentions of the game across social media, and earned close to 90,000 new “likes” on Facebook, bringing the total Dead Space community on Facebook to 1.4 million. Retail indicators suggest that pre-sells are ahead of expectations and game critics have also spoken, placing the title on more than 30 “Best of 2013” lists. In all, Dead Space 3 is in position to become the first big blockbuster of 2013 when it launches this Tuesday.
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