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FIFAs disc-less future

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Sports boos Peter Moore has outlined an ambitious plan to transform FIFA from a franchise that relies on annual disc-based releases to a persistent online game that evolves on a continuing basis. Football for most of us is pretty constant,” Moore stated. This …

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OPINION: What FIFA tells us about retail

FIFA had its largest launch ever this week, and the third largest of any game in the UK. Well done EA, pats on the backs for everyone, yes yes. But as night follows day, No.1s follow FIFA. What’s most interesting is the context around the game’s arrival at UK retail …

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FIFA 11 shifts 2.6m

Publisher EA has confirmed that FIFA 11 sold 2.6m units in North America and Europe between release and Saturday October 2nd. EA now reckons sales are up 29 per cent compared to FIFA 10 last year, with the game already having grossed over $150m. EA adds that the two days …

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FIFA 11 week one sales hit 821k units

EA’s FIFA 11 sold a staggering 821,000 units in its opening weekend in the UK, MCV can reveal. In total the game made 28.93m, which in itself is more than the total value of the UK video games market in any single week so far in 2010 – including weeks …

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FIFA 11 enjoys record UK launch

As well as claiming the top spot in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, FIFA 11 has also set a new sales benchmark for the series. As well as enjoying FIFA’s best ever week one, the game also enjoyed the third strongest launch week ever in …

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UK CHARTS: FIFA 11 scores

As was always going to happen, EA’s FIFA 11 has stormed straight to the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 on its first week of release. In the process it records the strongest ever launch in FIFA’s history (despite the torrential rain that swept the UK …

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GAME not afraid of FIFA discounting

Supermarkets choosing to ‘go low’ on FIFA this week won’t be able to match GAME’s specialist offer, Ian Shepherd reckons. The 2011 edition of EA’s yearly sales juggernaut arrives at midnight. Asda is offering the game for just 97p to those who trade-in certain titles, while Sainsbury’s will sell it for …

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FIFA 11 for 97p

UK supermarket Asda will at midnight tonight begin selling FIFA 11 for just 97p. The price is available for anyone willing to trade-in one of either Halo reach, Dead Rising 2 or F1 2010 and applies to both the Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs. In addition, the game will be …

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GAME lists FIFA 11 midnight openings

It’s one of the most important releases of the year in the European video games market, and GAME will once again throw open the doors of many of its stores to welcome the arrival of EA’s FIFA 11. Happening on the night of September 30th, each branch will open at …

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EA: FIFA clearly superior to PES

While Konami’s PES 2011 looks to greatly improve on last year’s effort, publishing rival EA believes that FIFA 11 will help the company increase its market share in the sector even further. Over the last couple of years, FIFA has been an excellent performer and we continue to grow market …

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