Madden 25 Sells Over 1 Million Copies
POSTED September 6, 2013
REDWOOD CITY -- Electronic Arts announced that the videogame EA
NFL 25 sold-through more than one million units during its first seven days at retail (
Sales were actually down from the 1.65 million sold in the first week of last year's release.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Madden NFL franchise continues to prove its popularity, with fans playing nearly 6M hours of Madden NFL 25 in Week One, the equivalent of more than 600 consecutive years. Rivalries run deep as fans chose Seahawks vs. 49ers three times more than any other matchup. Fans took the competition to Madden Ultimate Team too, opening more than 3.3M packs, the most in any single week since Ultimate Team was introduced in Madden NFL 10. In addition, Saturday marked the highest day for net revenue in Madden Ultimate Team history.
"The strong start for Madden NFL 25 on current generation
consoles is a testament to the power of this amazing franchise and its
"The Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition was the best-selling
sports game preorder in Amazon.com history," said
"We had thousands of gamers in our stores the night Madden NFL
Madden NFL will make the leap into the next generation of consoles when Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release in November.
"Our customers are big fans of Madden NFL 25's new dynamic
running game and Owner mode," said
Madden NFL 25 for Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation3 computer entertainment system allows fans to Run Free and unlock the power, precision and creativity of an
This year also offers fans the opportunity to take full control of their
Embraced by fans and honored by critics for 25 years, Madden NFL is
known as the NFL's "33rd Franchise" due to its authentic
gameplay, the development team's unparalleled access to
Madden NFL 25 is developed in