SimCity sold more than 1.1 million units in the first two weeks, says Electronic Arts. Roughly 54 percent of those sales were of digital versions of the game, downloaded directly to PCs via Origin or other digital download services.
Gamers have logged on to SimCity via Origin in large numbers, with 44 percent of SimCity sales delivered via EA’s direct-to-consumer digital download service. SimCity gamers have also helped set new records for peak concurrent users on Origin, now at 1.3 million and rising.
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In two weeks:
- SimCity players have logged more than 15 million hours of online gameplay.
- More than 5.7 million original cities have been created since launch.
- More than 780 million buildings have been built.
- SimCity mayors to date have built enough road and railroad tracks to circle the globe more than 40,000 times.