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  • The top-selling match in August has been Mut 21 coins, also this year's entry in the yearly football franchise is already #6 in the year-to-date graphs. Its powerful performance is no surprise, though, since NPD notes this is the 21st year in a row a Madden NFL game has been the best-seller in its own launch month.

    Countless new gamers have joined Electronic Arts' (NASDAQ:EA) EA Player Network because the beginning of April. Gamers were highly engaged during the pandemic, which resulted in solid earnings for the business last quarter, but the lingering question on investors' minds has been long this phase of increased player activity could last.

    The sport is also being played more with more than 17 million games played in the new mode, The Yard. This includes after Madden NFL 20 undergone its own record year for its franchise with the maximum engagement levels in its history. Madden NFL 20 contributed to a strong fiscal first quarter of expansion in EA's live services business, which grew net bookings 61% year over year to $1.1 billion. Live services consist of in-game spending Madden and FIFA Ultimate Team.

    This tendency also performed in FIFA 20, which attracted seven thousand new players. As Chief Operating Officer Blake Jorgensen said during the July earnings forecast,"This is significant, in that men and women who have played the game lately are more likely to buy mut coins madden 21 buy the new one."