Mirror's Edge, Dead Space Break 1 Million

During a conference call today, EA CFO Eric Brown noted that both EA Redwood Shores' Dead Space and DICE's Mirror's Edge sold over one million copies each in 2008.

The figure includes all versions of the games that were released in 2008. The action-horror shooter Dead Space was available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, while the first-person parkour game Mirror's Edge hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2008.

As the PC version of Mirror's Edge followed the console editions in mid-January of 2009, its sales numbers were not reflected in the total 2008 sales.

Brown did not touch on known planned sequels for either game, though EA CEO John Riccitiello noted that "games with a 2 on them sell better" and have lower R&D costs.

Chris Faylor was previously a games journalist creating content at Shacknews.

From The Chatty
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    February 3, 2009 2:30 PM

    Very much looking forward to Mirror's Edge 2, as long as DICE takes the primary (and as close to unanimous as you're likely to get from the gaming audience) criticisms to heart.

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      February 3, 2009 2:33 PM

      I'm stoked about both of these I really enjoyed most of Mirror's Edge, but there's a lot of room for improvement in a sequel. I have a good feeling about it.

      Dead Space was my favorite game in 2008, at least of those I played.

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      February 3, 2009 3:29 PM


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