Gamasutra is reporting that Electronic Arts has announced that Madden NFL '07 has sold in excess of five million copies across the ten platforms on which the title is available, which according to EA, would make it the best selling game of the year;
"REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - December 26, 2006 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced that Madden NFL 07, the EA SPORTS™ best-selling football franchise with the exclusive videogame license of the NFL and PLAYERS INC, has sold more than five million copies to consumers on a total of ten game platforms. EA believes, based on its own internal data as well as industry sources, that across all game platforms, Madden NFL 07 will finish as North America's most popular game of 2006." -Electronic Arts press release
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