Welcome to the Raptr Madden NFL 11 Report! As we announced in the last blog, we’re starting a monthly series to share some insightful gaming industry stats. This first batch of factoids is about our favorite football series, Madden.
We chose Madden because it’s been around for ages and they have a strong following. Because of these two facts, seeing how much playtime the game gets and how it’s performed compared to previous years is particularly interesting.
How well did the demo to full game conversions go for Madden 11? While the data shows a 30% conversion, which is impressive, this is a drop from last year.
Average Gameplay Session Length is also an indicator of how well the game did. This is how long someone was playing Madden 11 and Madden 10 in one sitting. EA apparently made amazing strides in reducing the amount of time people spend in menus and waiting for the action in the latest iteration of the game. EA has indicated that previously Maddens would take about 30 minutes to complete a full game. This year, by streamlining the experience, a game can take as little as 15 minutes to complete. So in theory, if we saw the average gameplay session length jump about 10.8% this year, it could potentially mean that a gamer could play as many as 7.8 games per session, vs 3.5 games per session last year.
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