Electronic Arts (EA +3.7%) boasts Madden NFL 13 sales are up 8% Y/Y on "HD platforms" (that...

|About: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)|By:, SA News Editor

Electronic Arts (EA +3.7%) boasts Madden NFL 13 sales are up 8% Y/Y on "HD platforms" (that excludes the Wii) over last year's addition to the mainstay football franchise, in spite of a weak console gaming market. Total week 1 Madden sales are believed to be north of 1.65M. It looks as if EA's investment in a new animation engine is paying off. (day 1 sales)