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[BF3BLOG] Battlefield 3 launches with ~3 million pre orders

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Battlefield 3 launched yesterday to great fanfare, and today EA reveals that pre-order numbers for the game have reached “close to 3 million” just before launch.
Short article, but shows that PC sold a lot better then the charts make it out to be. The sale charts on the other thread (That shows only 1.95M total copies total, 200k of them PC) shows only PHYSICAL COPIES, not DD on PC. So if it's 3M total including DD, then PC has at least a million copies already sold.

http://bf3blog.com/2011/10/battlefie...on-pre-orders/
Edited by kyle7412 - 10/25/11 at 4:34pm
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This is amazing news... .thanks for posting
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Is thare a PS3 and xbox console sales figure?

I would love to compare those to this one
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That's $180 million dollars. Jesus.
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That's $180 million dollars. Jesus.
This also isn't including digital preorders, so it should be way more than that.
    
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I, for one, am happy that they made a killing. They damn well deserve it, the game is sooooo good.
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Double what the original crysis had. Since that set a record on its own, 3 million is none too shabby.
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Awesome, they deserve every last penny.

BF3 is a blast to play, even though I'm not a huge fan of BattleLog, it does work, and setting up squads is actually quite easy.

Awesome fun :3
    
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Double what the original crysis had. Since that set a record on its own, 3 million is none too shabby.
Wasn't the original Crysis PC only?

I believe these numbers are all platforms.

Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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Wasn't the original Crysis PC only?

I believe these numbers are all platforms.

Please correct me if I'm wrong.
yeah, it's all platforms. I went ahead and reworded the OP so hopefully people don't get as confused
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