Spore Reaches One Million Sold Milestone
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 4 comments
Electronic Arts recently announced that Maxis' Spore has sold more than one million copies at retail worldwide since shipping on September 7th. The total combines sales of Mac, Windows, and Nintendo DS versions of the game. To date, gamers have used the creativity tools in Spore to populate the universe with more than 25 million creatures, vehicles and buildings available to view in the Sporepedia.
Spore gives players the chance to create and evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt worlds and explore a universe filled with creations made by other gamers. Spore gives players a variety of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and spaceships.
"Spore is a hit," said Frank Gibeau, president of the EA Games Label. "Will Wright's latest delivers an incredibly diverse game that appeals to casual gamers and the core alike. We're off to a great start moving into the holiday season and believe Spore will deliver a platform of creativity for gamers of all stripes for years to come."Spore - rated E10+ -- gives players their own personal universe in a box. Create and evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt entire worlds and explore a universe filled with creations made by other gamers. Spore gives players a wealth of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even spaceships.
"We're humbled by how quickly the community has taken to the creativity tools in Spore," said Lucy Bradshaw, vice president of Maxis and Spore's executive producer. "It's amazing to see the sheer imagination represented in the hundreds of thousands of creatures, vehicles and buildings that have been uploaded around the clock since launch."
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