EA outsells all as UK's best-selling publisher of 2012
4th Jan 2013 | 13:14
Boxed products by Electronic Arts managed to outsell that of all other games publishers in the UK last year, new data shows.
Though executives at the publisher routinely discuss the diminishing importance of physical sales numbers, EA nevertheless managed to sell more discs last year than its closest rival Activision.
Boosting its performance in the UK was the record-breaking sales of
Other 2012 releases, such as
The GfK Chart-Track data, as cited on MCV, put Ubisoft in third-place.
Unit sales don't necessarily translate to higher revenue or profit margins overall. In the past year, Electronic Arts' share price has fallen from $20.53 to $14.74.
2012's TOP BOXED GAMES PUBLISHERS
- Warner Bros
- Square Enix