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Publisher 2K Sports announced today that the latest installment in its NBA 2K basketball series has broken first-week sales records for the franchise. The game sold 49 percent more copies than its previous record-holder, NBA 2K11.
Don't bother asking for specific sales figures, though. The only other stat 2K is providing right now is that NBA 2K13 is more popular internationally than ever before, selling 66 percent more copies overseas than 2K11.
"Our early sales figures are a validation of our ongoing efforts to push this franchise to new heights," says Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. "We owe it to our great fans to continually improve our title — year in and year out — and that's exactly what we've done with NBA 2K13."
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It's amazing having played this series every year since 2K6 on Xbox 360 and seeing each and every game improve. I thought 2K11 was as good as it was going to get. 2K12 crushed that belief. I thought ok 2K12 is sick how are they going to top it? Answer: 2K13. Congrats 2KSports and the success and keep on giving us the best NBA simulation ever made!!!
Hmmm seems kinda sketchy. Like there is some number or statistic that they didn't account for in the 2k11 sales that they are for the 2k13 sales that are making it seem like they sold a crap-ton more.
Seems like 2K is getting greedy also with no competition. Just look at the VC system.
I guess having Jay-Z as Executive Producer must've done the trick! Here's hoping 2K gets that guy on all their games in the future. "Borderlnds 3: Brought to you by JAY-Z" and "Bioshock Infinite: a JAY-Z Production". ;)
Too bad nba elite isnt around, always been better then that 2k crap.... terrible dribbling physics.
i cant wait for the chance to get this, not cause its "produced by jay" but cause of all the customizations it has to offer.
jayz & b probably bought the majority of those in stock.