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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 21 / 15

2 million – Downloads for “EA Sports UFC” during a two-month early launch window in Canada, South Korea, Singapore and Russia. The game was made available today in the U.S. for free on the App Store and Google Play ( EA ).

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