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FIFA 11 Sells 2.6 Million Units

Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that FIFA 11 has sold over 2.6 million units in North America and Europe as of Saturday 2 October.

According to MCV, the company said that the video game was the fastest selling sports game ever, with 29 per cent more sales than FIFA 10.

The game, which has grossed over $150 million since launch, accounted for 11.3 million game sessions on EA Sports online within two days of its European launch.

EA Sports president Peter Moore said in a statement to MCV: “We've shattered sales records at retail, critics are praising FIFA 11 as being one of the most authentic and innovative titles ever, and fans are connecting and competing with other gamers around the world and have logged a record number of online connected game sessions.”

“We're thrilled at how fans embraced FIFA 11 last weekend, and we are excited to be able to offer one of our most popular game modes – FIFA 11 Ultimate Team – for free this November,” he added.