PS4: EA logs over 2.3 million hours of gameplay in five days

Wednesday, 20th November 2013 22:50 GMT By Brenna Hillier

PlayStation 4 launched just five days ago, and in North American online, but EA has already recorded some impressive gameplay figures.

In a tweet, the publisher said EA games have generated over 140 million minutes of gameplay so far; that’s about 2.3 million hours, or 97,000 days.

That sounds insane, but since we know the console sold through at least 1 million units in the region, we’re looking at an average of 2.3 hours of gameplay per user.

EA also said that it has logged more than 5 million online game sessions.

EA is responsible for four PS4 launch titles – Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Madden 25 and Need for Speed Rivals. Yesterday, it laid claim to about one-third of all PS4 games sold so far.

The PS4 launches in Europe and selected further territories on November 29. EA’s games will also be available on Xbox One, which launches on November 22.



  1. Obernox


    #1 11 months ago
  2. The_Red

    If Xbox One doesn’t beat 1 million day one sales and stuff like this, I have a strong feeling that next year EA and their “exclusivity” love will shift towards Sony. That would still suck because all of these exclusivity deals hurt gamers that only have one machine.

    #2 11 months ago
  3. truth

    @2 I think you maybe wrong there IMO. I don’t think EA exclusivity is based on who has the most console sales. I think it boils down to who has the biggest wallet.

    #3 11 months ago
  4. FuntimeBen

    How on earth are people playing that much? My copy on the PS4 crashes constantly.

    #4 11 months ago
  5. The_Red

    Of course, that is true. Titanfall and most DLC deals are obvious moneyhats but here’s the thing: What if sales of EA games on PS4 really crush that of on Xone. What happens then?

    Look at how EA was talking about “unprecedented partnership” with Nintendo. Then their Wii U games came out and didn’t sell on the system (Doesn’t matter whose fault it was). Now EA has ignored Wii U to such degree that they don’t even include them in their gamer surveys!

    #5 11 months ago
  6. yeoung

    EA bet big on the launch of the new consoles, seems to be paying off.

    #6 11 months ago

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