With a little over a week to go before FIFA 13 is available to purchase from retail stores, September 25 in North America and September 28 worldwide, Electronic Arts have already announced that interest in their latest soccer/football (delete as appropriate) instalment is already at fever pitch.

Record numbers of pre-orders have been made since the release a free demonstration download last week, figures show that 1.99 million people in 73 countries around the world downloaded and played the demo three days after it kicked off on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC.

Fifa 13 is already picking up accolades left, right and centre, being nominated ‘Best Sports Game’ for 2012 by E3 Game Critics and also ‘best football game ever’ by GamesMaster magazine.

The free FIFA 13 demo is still available around the world for download and the full game is available for pre-order. Click here!