EA: Battlefield 3 and FIFA 12 cross the 10 million mark
Publisher pleased as both franchises hit the milestone.
Electronic Arts confirmed during its recent financial call that both Battlefield 3 and FIFA 12 have reached 10 million sales since their release in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Battlefield 3 was released late November and EA succeeded in grabbing a big share of the FPS market making use of an aggressive marketing, with Battlefield 3 selling 5 million copies in its debut week. On the other hand, FIFA 12 did an amazing job becoming the fastest selling sports title of all time.
Other cited sales figures include Madden NFL 12. The latest iteration in EA’s flagship American footballer netted five million copies in sales since its August release in the US and September in Europe.