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The #1 Selling Game In The U.S. Last Month Was…

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According the Electronic Arts’s internal estimates, Madden NFL 11 was the top-selling game in the U.S. during the month of August. If EA’s estimates are accurate, you should be seeing the game at the #1 (and likely #2 as well) spot on the NPD report in a couple weeks.

 

The catch, of course, is that Madden was released across the Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2 and PSP. That doesn’t make EA’s statement untrue though. Additionally, EA have developed a Madden team management game for Facebook, titled Madden NFL Superstars.

 

Madden NFL 11 is the number one selling game in August, and the game has created enormous enthusiasm in the online community,” said Peter Moore, president of EA Sports. “Each day on consoles, fans are playing as many games online as the equivalent of 750 full NFL seasons.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.