EA celebrated FIFA 23‘s first 23 days after launch by releasing record-breaking post-launch engagement numbers, garnering a total of 10.3 million players within the first week – the biggest launch period in EA Sports FIFA franchise history.
Over 1.7 billion games, including FUT Moments, have been played with over 4.3 billion goals scored. In terms of minutes played, over 15.7 billion playing minutes have been recorded, the equivalent of almost 30,000 years of gameplay.
In other numbers, global cover star Sam Kerr’s Chelsea Women has been the most selected women’s football team within FIFA 23, with Manchester City being the top choice for men’s clubs. Manchester
City were also the most popular match up playing against Paris Saint-Germain.
Here are the top 10 men’s and women’s scorers so far:
|Top Men’s Scorer||Top Women’s Scorer|
|Marcus Rashford||Sam Kerr|
|Kylian Mbappé||Fran Kirby|
|Darwin Núñez||Marie-Antoinette Katoto|
|Erling Haaland||Vivianne Miedema|
|Gabriel Jesus||Ada Hegerberg|
|Arnaut Danjuma||Kadidiatou Diani|
|Timo Werner||Beth Mead|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Caitlin Foord|
|Karim Benzema||Guro Reiten|
|Vinícius Jr.||Alessia Russo|
Some other random FIFA 23 stats include the “Griddy” being the most used celebration, followed by the “Knee Slide” and “Pickup the ball out of the net.”
“The successful launch of this year’s title has been very special for us, and we’re incredibly proud to connect the millions of fans across the globe that share the same passion for the world’s game,” said Nick Wlodyka, SVP, GM of EA SPORTS FC. “With new clubs and leagues including Juventus FC, the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and Division 1 Arkema, plus the UEFA Women’s Champions League and the Men’s and Women’s World Cup tournaments still to come, we’re energized to keep this momentum going and continue on our promise to provide the most immersive and authentic football experience to fans around the world.”
FIFA 23 is scheduled to release on September 30, 2022 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, and PC.