EA’s soccer game is as popular as ever, with the publisher hinting FIFA 23 will be the best-selling game in the series’ history.
EA’s football franchise remains as popular as ever, with the publisher hinting that FIFA 23 could become the best-selling title in the series’ history.
EA claims that FIFA 23 is shaping up to become the best-selling title in the franchise’s history, with sales increasing by up to 50% year-over-year in North America. FIFA 23 is the latest in the popular football game series and could be the end product of the franchise. Every year since 1993, EA has released a new FIFA game section for gamers to play with their favorite soccer players from around the world. FIFA has become the reference for football enthusiasts, outselling its competitors and holding the record for the best-selling sports game franchise in the world. The 30th installment in the series – FIFA 23 has introduced new features such as the AcceleRATE system, Power Shots and FUT Moments for players to enjoy their football matches even more.
During EA’s third-quarter earnings call, CEO Andrew Wilson stated that FIFA 23 is “on track to become the biggest game in the history of the franchise”, with pre-orders from FIFA growing by 4% in the past year. a year. This growth was even greater in North America, where sales of FIFA 23 were up 50% year-over-year. FIFA 23 is one of the best-selling games of late 2022 in the United States and growing in popularity worldwide.
Wilson noted that FIFA 23 “delivered a record level of engagement in Q3,” meaning a lot of players accessed the game from its release in September 2022 to the end of the year. FIFA 23 has hit a launch record with over 10.3 million copies sold in the first week since its release, while its predecessor FIFA 22 sold a total of 9.1 million copies in its first 10 days of release. eye.
While FIFA 23 may become the best-selling title in the franchise’s history, it will also be the last game to bear this name due to the agreement between EA and FIFA that expired on December 31, 2022. EA will no longer be able to use this name for future football games. world football governing body for future games and has rebranded it as EA Sports FC. Despite this name change, EA Sports FC will keep its most popular game modes such as Ultimate Team, VOLTA and Career Mode, in addition to partnerships with premium football leagues such as Bundesliga, La Liga, Premier League and Ligue 1.
The success of FIFA 23 comes from many different factors. While the brand has always been popular among football enthusiasts, FIFA 23 offers more options for players to find their ideal way of enjoying football. EA even featured AFC Richmond from the popular Apple TV show Ted Lasso all the way to FIFA 23, alongside exclusive game modes to celebrate the 2022 World Cup for both men and women.