UK gross sales are down for EA Sports FC 24 as the sport sees a sluggish adoption charge in comparison with the favored FIFA sequence. If you’ll be able to recall, this yr marked the primary launch of EA Sports’ standalone, FIFA-free soccer recreation after the corporate lower ties with the group again in 2021.
But whereas EA hoped for a similar breakout success as its earlier annual franchise, the brand new EA Sports FC 24 recreation has had a gentle response. Compared to FIFA 23, EA Sports FC 24 gross sales are down 30% total.
The solely model of EA Sports FC 24 which has seen a rise in gross sales is the Nintendo Switch model. This is probably going because of the truth that EA launched an precise new recreation on the platform this yr in comparison with the much-criticized “updates” from earlier years. Switch homeowners would purchase the most recent soccer recreation previous to 2023 solely to get up to date kits and gamers. EA Sports FC 24 modifications this up as a result of new unbiased license. We’ll should see what recreation EA pulls out of its hat for Switch in 2024 now.
While gross sales are down for the brand new EA Sports FC 24, it’s nonetheless raking within the cash. The title is now the third-highest bodily recreation launch within the UK for 2023 behind Hogwarts Legacy and Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
It is a bit too early to inform how profitable EA Sports FC 24 shall be in comparison with FIFA 23 however the adoption charge has been quite a bit slower than typical. Unfortunately, gamers who need a new FIFA recreation should wait till the group releases its personal title subsequent yr. According to FIFA, it’s cooking up a brand new recreation however we’ve got zero particulars on the mission and who’s growing it.
EA Sports additionally not too long ago delisted all of the earlier FIFA video games from digital shops so that you’ll should seize them bodily or simply settle for change and buy EA Sports FC 24. Is the sport any good? We don’t know as a result of EA didn’t situation overview codes in our area.