Madden 13 Sells Over 900,000 in First 24 Hours

-Jimmy Kovalski

EA has announced today that more than 900,000 copies of Madden NFL 13 were sold during the game’s first 24 hours on sale. This also marks the franchise’s best launch during this console generation, a rise of 7% on HD platforms compared to last year.

Madden also saw its highest ever first day online usage, with peak simultaneous users up 28% over Madden NFL 12’s first day. According to EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson, “Madden NFL 13 is the most innovative entry the franchise has ever seen and we’re thrilled that fans have embraced it with such a huge first day.”