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Madden NFL 12 Sells 1.4M Copies in First Week

Written on September 08, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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The recently released American football video game, Madden NFL 12, has surprisingly sold over 1.4 million copies in just seven days!

Following certain issues with regards to the launching of and 11, EA is proud to announce that its current title has sold more than 1.4 million copies on all consoles in its first seven days on the store shelves (Aug. 30 – Sept. 5). That would be a ten percent increase over the last year’s opening week of sales.

also publicized an excerpt from their press release, which states some of the game’s facts and figures.

Among the additional notable accomplishments for Madden NFL 12 in its first week at retail:

Madden NFL 12 fans have played more than 5.4 million online connected game sessions since launch; the equivalent of more than 10,000 regular NFL seasons.

Madden Ultimate Team has been a big hit, with fans having purchased nearly 200,000 Madden Ultimate Team card and coin packs in the first seven days.

EA SPORTS Season Ticket subscribers got a jump on the competition, with early full-game digital access to Madden NFL 12 beginning on August 26. Fans logged more than four million total gameplay minutes in the early access period.

Within its first week on the market, Madden NFL 12 reached the number one top paid spot on the Android market and ranked in the top 10 grossing on the App Store for iOS platforms.

Based from internal estimates and digital gross revenues, the annual football franchise is now up to 78% compared to the series’ over-all sales last year.

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