These sales numbers don't take mobile gaming into account; the iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad versions of FIFA 12 have combined for 879,000 sales. The iPhone title has shot to the top of the iTunes charts in 30 different territories worldwide.
With all those copies sold, there was bound to be an astounding number of cumulative game time. Indeed, FIFA 12 players have already racked up more than 200 million minutes' worth (that's over three million hours) of online games. Most of them played on the first day of FIFA 12's opening weekend: Saturday, October 1, which became the busiest online day in EA Sports history with over ten million game sessions across all EA Sports titles -- nearly eight million of which came from FIFA 12 alone.
At this point, the numbers are so large (and so, um, numerous) as to render me speechless. All I can say is, I guess people really like soccer and soccer videogames.
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