NEWS - Thursday, March 18, 2010
Bad Company 2 Hits 2.3m Sales
DICE and Electronic Arts have announced that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has sold over 2.3 million units since its launch earlier this month.
According to the publisher, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has become the best-selling March release in North America and Europe. The company has pointed to its online statistics as a sign of its popularity. Gamers have unlocked 43 million multiplayer items, watched 6 million videos on YouTube, and spent 2.9 million hours online in the last 24 hours. DICE is also reporting 230,000 peak concurrent users.
“We are so thrilled with the success of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 sales and fan response. In the first 48 hours we had such a tremendous rush to multiplayer gameplay that our servers experienced overwhelming demand. This is a testament to the massive response players have had worldwide for the extraordinary action experienced in the Battlefield sandbox,” said Karl Magnus Troedsson, executive producer of the Battlefield Franchise.
“DICE and EA have brought more servers online. We now have enough capacity to handle all BFBC2 connections seamlessly and we continue to monitor online play daily.”