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FIFA 18 Tops 10 Million Units Sold Worldwide at Retail

FIFA 18 Tops 10 Million Units Sold Worldwide at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 January 2018 / 29,922 Views

The football simulator game from publisher EA Sports and developers EA Vancouver and EA Romania - FIFA 18 - has reached a new sales milestone, according to our estimates. The game has surpassed 10 million units sold worldwide at retail. The figure can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending November 18.

FIFA 18 sold 324,006 units for the week ending to bring lifetime sales to 10.19 million units. It took the game eight weeks to reach the milestone.


Breaking down the sales by platform, the game has sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 7.48 million units sold (73%), compared to 1.85 million units sold on the Xbox One (18%). The game also sold 0.33 million units on the Nintendo Switch (3%), 0.31 million units on the PlayStation 3 (3%), 0.15 million units on the Xbox 360 (2%), and .07 million units on Windows PC (1%). 

Breaking down the sales by region, the game has sold best in Europe with 7.69 million units sold (75%), compared to 2.13 million units sold in North America(21%) and 0.13 million units sold in Japan (1%).

FIFA 18 released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC worldwide on September 29.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Kerotan (on 10 January 2018)

Ps4 version will sell 10m alone

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GoOnKid (on 10 January 2018)

This series keeps on growing every year. Amazing numbers.

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spynx (on 11 January 2018)

FIFA continues to have legs whiles American Football is no where to be found.

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FloatingWaffles (on 10 January 2018)

If Fifa 18 on Switch is at 330k right now I could see it doing 500k. Just depends on if EA sees that as enough to bring Fifa 19 next year.

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FloatingWaffles FloatingWaffles (on 10 January 2018)

Or I guess it would be this year* now.

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Darwinianevolution (on 10 January 2018)

Oddly enough, the Switch sales are close enough to the XBOne, if we take into account there are 4 times more Xbox than Switch. Still, damn did the game underperform on the Switch. Next time bring a fully featured version, EA.

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Azhraell Darwinianevolution (on 10 January 2018)

Leaving aside your logic to make switch sales look good. I don't think you should be doing that comparison with Xbox One, do it with the PS4 which is THE fifa console

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But I did say the game greatly underperformed on the Switch. I just compared the percentage of sales of the Switch and the XBOne in comparaison to their userbase. It was obvios from the beginning the PS4 would get most of the sales by far, just look at how big the game is in Europe.

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Azhraell Darwinianevolution (on 10 January 2018)

I know you said the game underperformed on switch, but at the same time making that comparison was kinda pointless considering the game also underperformed on XB1. Honestly, switch version did better than I expected, was thinking it would do 200k lifetime...

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