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Battlefield 3 sells 8 million copies

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 30 Nov 2011 10:56 User comments (4)

Battlefield 3 sells 8 million copies Military shooter continues strong performance through November.
After setting the biggest first day shipment for Electronic Arts, the DICE title Battlefield 3 has gone on to continue selling strong throughout November. On October 27, ten million units of the game were shipped, resulting in five million sales the first week.

Electronic Arts Chief Financial Officer, Eric Brown, revealed during an investor presentation that the title has now hit twelve million units shipped and eight million copies sold.

Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 beat Battlefield 3's early sales, with 6.5 million units in the UK and the United States within its first 24 hours of availability. Still, EA will be very pleased with the extra three million sales for Battlefield 3 during November.

The game is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit after EA failed to deliver on a promise that the PS3 version of the game would come packed with Battlefield 1943. The publisher has said it will make good on the original promise.

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4 user comments

130.11.2011 17:48

I only game on a PC and this one mandates........MANDATES an internet connection and Origin, a web-based, spyware infested, resources-hogging behemoth of a program that I won't touch.

230.11.2011 21:51

Well i recently moved from COD series to the Battlefield franchise , at first i was getting raped , because it feels more realistic, but now im raping everyone . Nice experience

31.12.2011 4:58

Still think Bad Company 2 was better but this game is starting to grow on me finally!!!


No time for Leap frog!!!

41.12.2011 8:42

Originally posted by hearme0:
I only game on a PC and this one mandates........MANDATES an internet connection and Origin, a web-based, spyware infested, resources-hogging behemoth of a program that I won't touch.
I thought about pirating it to avoid all that...but instead I think I'll just steer clear of the franchise.

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