Posts Tagged ‘sales analysis’
  • NBA 2K13 Tops October in Sales
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    Posted November 9th, 2012 at 1:15 pm 17 Comments
    In what comes as absolutely no surprise NBA 2K13 carried the month of October by topping the sales charts with no other game even close behind. NBA 2K12 was adversely affected by the lockout as sales fell off significantly until the league returned so the proper comparison to make is with 2K11 which opened by moving just over 1 million copies its first month.  (more…)...
  • FIFA 13 Continues to Shatter Sales Records
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    Posted October 30th, 2012 at 6:45 pm 12 Comments
    The past three years have brought about unprecedented growth in sales for the FIFA franchise. Each iteration (both worldwide and in North America) has set new high sales marks only to have them obliterated by the next year's release. That continues with FIFA 13 which opened huge and has continued to expand beyond even the most optimistic of expectations.  (more…)...
  • NBA 2K13 Opens With Huge Sales Surge
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    Posted October 12th, 2012 at 12:45 pm 49 Comments
    It isn't just the recent EA Sports titles that are finding success on the market lately. Having released earlier this month NBA 2K13 is tracking 49% ahead of NBA 2K11. Given that 2K12 arrived during the league lockout it was important to use 2K11 as the barometer as it held the previous high mark in sales for the series. 2K13 is surpassing even the most optimistic expectations and shows no signs of slowing down. (more…)...
  • Led By Madden NFL 13 EA Sports Takes Four of Top Ten Sales Spots in September
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    Posted October 12th, 2012 at 9:00 am 62 Comments
    It's was a huge month for EA Sports with official NPD sales numbers arriving and four of the top ten titles for September coming from the company. Madden NFL 13 finished in 1st, FIFA 13 in 3rd, NHL 13 in 6th, and NCAA Football 13 in 8th. Only NCAA 13 has seen a drop in sales year-over-year while the others have produced noteworthy gains.  (more…)...
  • FIFA 13 Becomes Fastest Selling Sports Game in History
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    Posted October 4th, 2012 at 9:30 am 13 Comments
    For the third straight year EA Sports has broken their own record to deliver the biggest sports game launch of all-time. Beginning with FIFA 11 (2.6 million) and topped by FIFA 12 (3.2 million) those worldwide sales records have now been shattered by FIFA 13. An astonishing 4.5 million copies of FIFA 13 have been sold in the first 5 days on the market. That makes it the biggest videogame launch of the year and the fastest selling sports title ever. The news started rolling in quickly t...
  • FIFA 13 Delivers Huge Sales Increase for EA Sports in North America
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    Posted September 28th, 2012 at 10:30 am 61 Comments
    FIFA 13 is off to a big start in North America with first day sales 42% higher than FIFA 12 totaling 353K copies. It wasn't long ago that the region was fairly weak ground for FIFA but the growth has been staggering in the last three years. FIFA 12 became the fastest selling sports game in history worldwide moving 3.2 million copies in its first week alone and going on to surpass well over 10 million. Coming off such a strong effort last year, and with record pre-order numbers of 1.3 mill...
  • Even With Lockout NHL 13 Sales Rise
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    Posted September 20th, 2012 at 4:30 pm 22 Comments
    Following in the footsteps of Madden NFL 13, which launched to record high sales numbers, comes another strong debut for EA Sports with NHL 13. Despite the league lockout and threat of no season the game pulled in a 9% increase in its first week out over the same period last year. Consumers of NHL 13 have already created nearly 50K GM Connected leagues have played over 3.7 million online games. The Rangers, Flyers, and Penguins are the most popular teams used across all modes. Concerns...
  • Madden NFL 13 Sales Numbers Holding Firm
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    Posted September 6th, 2012 at 11:30 am 59 Comments
    EA Sports today announced that record-setting sales numbers for the current generation of HD consoles have continued for Madden NFL 13 following a huge first day. In its first week 1.65 million copies of Madden 13 for the Xbox 360 and PS3 have been sold representing an 8% increase over the same period with Madden 12.  (more…)...