Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that anticipation for EA SPORTS(TM) FIFA Soccer 13 has reached record levels–1.99 million people in 73 countries around the world downloaded and played FIFA Soccer 13 in the three days after the demo launched earlier this week for the PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360(R) videogame and entertainment system, and PC. This is a 29 percent increase compared to the first three days after the FIFA Soccer 12 demo last year. Two weeks from launch, fans around the world have pre-ordered over 875,000* copies of FIFA Soccer 13–up 37 percent year over year in Europe and a 62 percent increase year over year in North America.
FIFA Soccer 13 is launching to global critical acclaim. It was rated 91/100 and called the “best football game ever” by GamesMaster Magazine in the UK, and earlier this year, the E3 Game Critics chose FIFA Soccer 13 as “Best Sports Game” for 2012.