Looks like FPS fans have taken a liking to Battlefield 3, which finally saw it’s release last week for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
In fact, the game was not only a critical success, but also a retail one, as EA announced today that the long-awaited sequel to BF2 told over 5 million units during its first week worldwide.
“From Tokyo to Los Angeles, Sydney to London, millions of fans have been playing all weekend long — we are overwhelmed by the global response toBattlefield 3,” said Patrick Soderlund, Executive Vice President of the EA Games Label. “It is extremely gratifying to deliver an entertainment experience that delights our fans, and to have the opportunity to introduce new people to the franchise. Already, we are seeing unprecedented play times and online activity which is very rewarding. This launch solidifies Battlefield as a leading entertainment brand.”
Be sure to check out GotGame’s review of the PC version of BF3!