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Amen To That: EA Sports Sees Record Week-One Sales For New Tiger Game
Published April 13, 2011
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LATER RELEASE DATE FOR "MADDEN": EA Sports yesterday disclosed it will shift the usual release date for "Madden NFL 12" by three weeks to Tues., Aug. 30. The move away from the game's typical release schedule each year on the second Tuesday in August will position the game closer to the start of the NFL season, if it starts on time, and gives more room alone in the market for the publisher's other football simulation video game title, "NCAA Football," which is typically released in July. EA Sports has steadfastly said it will release a new, fully featured version of "Madden" this year, regardless of the status of the NFL labor situation, and an ongoing fan vote for the cover athlete is now down to the final four candidates. Several of EA Sports' other simulation titles are released near or at the start of the respective sports' regular seasons (Eric Fisher, SportsBusiness Journal).