First-Day Sales For EA Sports' Soccer Title Increase 42%
EA Sports today said it sold 353,000 copies of "FIFA Soccer 13" in North America on its launch day Tuesday, up 42% compared to the release day of last year's edition. Users of the title also played more than 1.4 million games in the initial 24 hours of release, up 35% compared to the same period last year. The initial sales numbers continue a recent run of momentum for the company following strong starts for "Madden NFL 13" and "NHL 13," though sales have comparatively lagged for "NCAA Football 13." "FIFA Soccer 13" will release globally tomorrow with more than 1.3 million pre-orders already recorded.