Following its positive commercial performance in the UK (as well as the US) where the game's primary audience is based, EA has announced that FIFA 13 has sold over 4.5 million units worldwide in its first five days of launch.
FIFA 13 has been the number one selling game in at least 40 countries around the world since its launch on September 25. The game also created a record for Electronic Arts; on September 30, the title caused the "busiest day for online gaming for a single title in EA history." A total of 800,000 FIFA 13 owners were playing the game simultaneously.
More than 66 million online game sessions have been played on the football game, which represents 600 million minutes of online play.