Battlefield Bad Company 2 Tops March Charts

2.3 Million units sold and more FREE MAPS on the way!

EA has today announced that their destructive shooter – Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – is on track to be the top selling title for March 2010. With over 2.3M units sold-through, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has become the best-selling March release on record in North America and Europe. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is winning accolades from fans and critics for outstanding visuals and action-packed gameplay with no less than 46 outlets having awarded the game a score of 90 or above (yes we know we’ve not give our score out yet!).

The momentum of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 can also be seen across social media networks and in the game’s statistics:

• 81B points have been earned in online multiplayer sessions
• 43M weapons and gadgets have been unlocked in online multiplayer
• Over 6M video views on YouTube
• 2.9M hours have been spent playing online in the last 24 hours alone
• 230K peak-concurrent-users (PCUs)
• Over 44k Twitter fans (most out of any EA title)

“We are so thrilled with the success of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 sales and fan response. In the first 48 hours we had such a tremendous rush to multiplayer gameplay that our servers experienced overwhelming demand. This is a testament to the massive response players have had worldwide for the extraordinary action experienced in the Battlefield sandbox,” says Karl Magnus Troedsson, Executive Producer, Battlefield Franchise. “DICE and EA have brought more servers online. We now have enough capacity to handle all BFBC2 connections seamlessly and we continue to monitor online play daily.”

If you have yet to visit the Battlefield we recommend that you do. And if you are already a fan and have an iPhone you can check out our Unofficial BFBC2 Guide for the game on the iTunes App Store. With BFBC2 fans already embracing the free map content from day one, you will be pleased to hear that two all-new multiplayer maps for the game are coming to a battlefield near you on March 30, and as always, at no extra charge. These two maps can be unlocked by inputting a VIP code.

Anthony Barker

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.

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