The lights are on
While NPD hasn't actually released its August video game sales data yet, EA has ruined the surprise with the rather unsurprising news that its annual football juggernaut Madden NFL 11 will be the month's top-selling title.According to an EA press release, the company's internal estimates show an increase of 5 percent in Madden sales across all platforms as compared to last year.“Madden NFL 11 is the number one selling game in August, and the game has created enormous enthusiasm in the online community,” said Peter Moore, president of EA Sports. “Each day on consoles, fans are playing as many games online as the equivalent of 750 full NFL seasons. Now on Facebook, Madden NFL Superstars will bring a whole new dimension and audience to the Madden NFL experience.”Madden was also the top grossing application on Apple's mobile platforms.
Email the author Matt Helgeson, or follow on Twitter, and Game Informer.
I don't think anyone really expected anything else to top the charts.
I love Super John Madden Bros. 11. It are great and has a football in with it too as well.
Not trying to be a jerk or anything, but is this news? Is this surprising to anyone? I suppose not since the poster said as much in his first sentence.
Oh well, site traffic is site traffic I suppose.
Well duh, what else came out this month that could even compete.
Ugh. So I suppose this means there will be another one next year? *yawn*
WOW well that's shocking.... NOT.
Forget August. They haven't even released their NPD sales chart for July yet!
I wish I could get this.
I'm guessing it is cuz of drew brees