NHL 13 posts new franchise sales milestone
Week One sales up 9 percent over last year
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on Sep 20, 2012 - 12:53pm EST (Sep 20, 2012 12:53)
Electronic Arts has announced a franchise record-setting launch for NHL 13.
EA estimates that worldwide sell through for NHL 13 in its first week is up 9 percent globally over last year’s previous franchise high.
The developer also released some usage stats for the game. Since the launch of NHL 13, fans have created just under 50,000 sessions in GM Connected. During the first week, the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins were the most popular teams used across all game modes. Fans have played over 3.7 million online games, or the equivalent of over 350 games a minute.
NHL 13 is in stores now for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.