NBA 2K13
NBA 2K13 Sets Franchise Sales Record During Launch Week
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2K Games has announced that NBA 2K13 has broken franchise sell-through records during its first week on sale, beating the series' "previous fastest-seller", NBA 2K11. In fact 2K's sales figures note that the latest instalment in the NBA 2K series has shifted 49% more copies than NBA 2K11.

“This record-shattering growth is due in part to the expanding global popularity of the NBA 2K brand, which accounted for a 66% increase in international sales
as compared with NBA 2K11,” 2K stated.

Further to these record-breaking sales figures, the number of online players for NBA 2K13 has doubled since NBA 2K12, with online games increasing by 127%. “Our early sales figures are a validation of our ongoing efforts to push this franchise to new heights,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “We owe it to our great fans to continually improve our title – year in and year out – and that’s exactly what we’ve done with NBA 2K13.”

Read our NBA 2K13 review to find out what we made of 2K and Visual Concepts' latest.

[Via VG247]


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Comment #1 by blkalleykat
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 11:54:35 AM
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It's probably also because NBA Live 13 was cancelled so there was no other choice but to get this title. They just get the portion of sales EA would have had

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Comment #2 by ajwsmack
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 12:01:46 PM
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Uhm It doesn't matter,it's also because EA makes terrible sports games

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Comment #3 by mikefizzled
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 12:19:05 PM
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@2 EA Make terrible sports games? From what I understand FIFA and Madden are consistently the best for there respective sports.

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Comment #4 by frankumms
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 12:23:57 PM
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I know nothing about FIFA and soccer.. but Madden is only number 1 because they own the license to use the NFL, no other sports game can have NFL players or teams

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Comment #5 by STONE DEVIL
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 12:59:37 PM
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Basketball...LOL. What an idiotic game.

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Comment #6 by Legend Xz
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 02:04:39 PM
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@5 says the guy named stone devil .
OT: Good for them , i have not really played any nba 2k games but from what i have seen they look good .

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Comment #7 by EMP
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 02:15:57 PM
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Good for them. Now only if 2k can make a Football game when the license ends..

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Comment #8 by Marciano 315
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 03:00:02 PM
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I don't get why people buy basketball games when they can go out and play basketball for real.

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Comment #9 by Legend Xz
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 03:05:04 PM
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@8 Thats like saying i dont get why people play call of duty when they can go out and join the military for reals .....

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Comment #10 by ajwsmack
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 03:06:49 PM
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#3 Dude exactly like what 4 said,and the fact that 2k doesn't even make soccer games jackass.
Go look up the sales for madden football compared to 2k football games when they were allowed to make them,they CRUSHED EA,they got so pissed and ass hurt that 2k5 DESTROYED madden 05 so they just went to the NFL paid them a shit ton of money and made a bullshit illegal monopoly contract with them making it to where like 4 said nobody can make anything NFL wise in a video game besides them.Why do you think Madden is the EXACT SAME EVER YEAR,because they have absolutely 0 competition,so they can just be super lazy,copy/paste,slap 13 on their and sell it and get their money.I HATE EA sports for doing about milking money sheesh

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Comment #11 by MartyMcFly
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 03:17:42 PM
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Yay for sales, how bout they fix the damn servers already?

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Comment #12 by jordanwyo
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 05:58:01 PM
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@8 thats like saying i dont get why play a game when they go outside and eat mushrooms and grow bigger, hit your head on blocks to break them, get an extra life at 100 coins, and have a pet dinosaur named yoshi who has a 3 foot long tongue

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Comment #13 by Danny Dibo
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 06:25:00 PM
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#8 and I don't get why people liked grand theft auto, you can just hijack a cab and kill a hooker outside...

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Comment #14 by XxMayhemxX
Saturday, October 13, 2012 @ 04:12:01 AM
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This is about as idiotic conversation as ive seen on here... Not a huge bball video game fan, but i got 2k11, not a bad game at all... Sorry tho 2k nfl fans... Your series didnt sell as much as u say it did, theres a reason it went the way of the dodo... And its not JUST because ea got the nfl lic rights... The game was a nice fresh take on football, something diff from madden.. but not better

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Comment #15 by DayV3d
Saturday, October 13, 2012 @ 06:05:56 AM
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well they have a point about that ea copypasta thing, just look at fifa13 for the wii, 3ds, vita or psp. all they did was update the roster and sell the "new" game for full price :(

but on topic, nice for 2k! did play this at a friends and its fantastic!

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Comment #16 by Auston53
Saturday, October 13, 2012 @ 10:56:21 AM
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@5 I bet if they replaced basketball with Call of Duty, you would be happy.

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US October 02, 2012
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