Isn't Odd How The Build-Up To Battlefield 3 Has Focused More On Sales Numbers Than Anything Else?

To celebrate the game's release in North America today, EA's announced that the game's final pre-order figures were in the three million tally — though it's unclear whether this sum applies to just the US or worldwide. Presumably the latter.

Either way, you should probably assume that the game's going to do absolute gangbusters over the coming months. Let's hope the experience lives up to the impressive financial figures.