"almost 6 million units," which easily beats the original.
They're chuffed it enjoys a metascore of 89 and that it's become a new "stand-alone franchise" for EA to feast on. A Vietnam expansion is due out.
"On the spring, we released Battlefield: Bad Company 2, with a Metacritic index of 89," said EA COO John Schappert. "Today, Bad Company 2 is sold through almost 6 million units, more than double the sales of the original."
"Congratulations to the team at our DICE Studio in Stockholm for turning Battlefield: Bad Company into a new stand-alone franchise for EA." Most recently DICE developed Medal of Honor's multiplayer component, where EA LA handled the singleplayer.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC unlike the first game which only launched on the consoles. A multiplayer expansion for Bad Company 2 called Vietnam releases this holiday for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC - see the trailer below.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 sells "more than double" of original
03 November 2010 | By Simon Priest