EA Sports has hosted over 1 billion online games this year

By Patrick Garratt
9 December 2009 08:44 GMT


EA Sports has hosted more than 1 billion online games this year, EA boss John Riccitiello’s told NBR.

“This year alone, in just the package goods business of EA Sports, one part of our company, we’ve hosted over a billion online games. A billion online games. That’s a staggering number,” he said.

Riccitiello added, ominously, that this amount of activity could be equated with that of a country.

“These are where people playing an hour, two hours, three hours: it’s the productivity of a small nation, just wrapped up in EA Sports online,” he said.

Ten years hence:

“Good morning, human. Why have you turned your planet into a greenhouse, destroyed all your vital resources and locked yourself in endless war? Now you have nowhere to live. Why did you not act?”

“Too busy playing FIFA. Fuck off. This is a ranked match.”

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