Dice stated today that Battlefield 1943 is the fastest game to reach 1M units sold on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360. Battlefield 1943 is a critically acclaimed First-Person Shooter multiplayer game.
â€śThe reception of Battlefield 1943 continues to amaze us, even months after the game was released,â€ť says Gordon Van Dyke, Producer on Battlefield 1943. â€śBeing the fastest game to reach this milestone is an incredible achievement. The game has set a new standard for what can be done in the downloadable games category. Itâ€™s fantastic to see how gamers have recognized the value that the game delivers for just $15. It is another great entry point into the Battlefield franchise.â€ť
Originally released in July 2009, Battlefield 1943 has won over 4 game critic awards and is the most popular download-only multiplayer action game. The game brings DICEâ€™s first-class WWII action to gamers where 24 players can compete across four classic WWII Battlefield maps: Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima and Coral Sea. These maps are inspired by the award winning Battlefield 1942 game, and have been redesigned and re-engineered from the ground up using the DICE Frostbiteâ„˘ engine allowing players to wreak havoc and destruction via land, sea or air.
Battlefield 1943 is now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 1200 MS Points or on PlayStation Network for $15. The game will soon also be available for PC.