With around a month left before Battlefield 3 is officially launched reports are indicating that pre-orders could have already surpasses 1.5 million copies. Putting the new Battlefield 3 game on track to be one of the biggest games of the year.
The report has come from Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia who has reported the figures in the run up to the game launch on September 29th for gamers on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
EA is hoping to take a significant share of Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty franchise and give their new Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 3 game race to the finish to see who will claim the FPS crown once both games are released and in the public domain.
When asked recently about sales targets, Infinity Ward’s Robert Bowling explained:
“We don’t care about sales numbers, we don’t care about competition, we don’t care about beating anyone. Our 100 percent focus is making a game that we’re going to love to play, that we’re going to be proud of, and that we know that our fans are going to play.”
Only time will tell and as more figures are released we will keep you updated.
Source: TFTs : Lazy Gamer
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