If ever you needed to make an argument for football being the ultimate global sport (though who would dispute it?), just point to the sales figures for the latest entry to the season FIFA franchise. While the game got off to a slower start the the previous year's outing, seeing 7% slower sales in the first week, it's kept up a steady momentum and has still done as well as everyone expected it to. The game itself isn't the biggest step up for the FIFA series, with only incremental tweaks to its engine, goalkeeping, and strange waxwork look of its players, but unless the series was to go on a serious run of poor form, like in the early-mid noughties, then it's going to keep on winning the footie game sales crown. Naturally, FIFA's presence on previous-gen consoles gives it an edge over most of the competition, but EA won't mind that. Within the game's sales, it's also interesting to see that not only the PS4, but also the PS3 topped the sales for their Xbox counterparts.
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