Bad Company 2: Fastest Selling 2010 Title In The UK
EA has been saying for months that it'll really blow our minds when it releases; that we shouldn't be surprised if it tops Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Well, at least in the UK, gamers have quickly bought into the hype. And rightly so, as the game is totally bad-ass and completely worth your time and money, especially if you were a fan of the original title. According to El33tonline, DICE's intense and beautiful shooter has become the fastest selling game in the UK for 2010 thus far. It is currently #1 on the UK Software Sales Chart and according to the region's stat-tracking system, Chart Track, the sequel has outsold the first Bad Company by a 3:1 ratio in the first week of availability. That isn't too surprising, though; most new IPs don't sell especially well but if they turn out to be successes, the follow-up game usually sells extremely well (i.e., Uncharted and Uncharted 2). Of course, "Battlefield" isn't exactly new but the Bad Company part of it makes it a new IP in our eyes. Anyway, if you haven't had the chance to play it yet, you should definitely join the crowd.
We'll be interested to see how Battlefield: Bad Company 2 fared here in North America, too. A lot of people may be saving their money for Final Fantasy XIII this week and God of War III next week but then again, Battlefield may appeal to a different audience.
Related Game(s): Battlefield: Bad Company 2
3/8/2010 10:24:13 AM Ben Dutka