EA Sports FIFA Soccer Franchise Sales Top 100 Million Units Lifetime

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Electronic Arts today announced that sales of its EA Sports FIFA Soccer franchise surpassed 100 million units lifetime during the launch of FIFA Soccer 11. The best-selling sports videogame franchise in the world, now in its 18th year, sold a record-breaking 2.6 million copies in the first five days after launching FIFA Soccer 11 to become the fastest selling sports videogame of all time. FIFA Soccer 11 sales are up 20% versus last year on a comparable basis with sell-in approaching 8 million units.

In previous FIFA Soccer games, users have had to pay for the Ultimate Team DLC

More good news for FIFA fans as one of the franchise’s most popular online modes FIFA 11 Ultimate Team is available for the first time ever for free. FIFA 11 Ultimate Team can be downloaded through the main menu in FIFA Soccer 11 with one click on any connected PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

“Few videogame franchises ever reach the 100 million units mark and we have millions of fans around the world to thank for helping us to this milestone,” said Matt Bilbey, vice president of football, EA Sports. “It is a wonderful tribute to all of these fans playing FIFA 11 that our most popular and played DLC is available today for the first time ever for free.”

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