As of today, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been one of the most celebrated Call of Duty franchise titles. The game had more than USD 600 milion in sell-through worldwide in its first three days of release. The title has sold more units in its first 3 days than any other Call of Duty game in its first three days that had been release. Call of duty: Modern Warfare also break Activision’s history by being the #1 top-selling digital opening.
Other than that, the game also set records outside of its own company. The game also break the record on PlayStation Network for the highest digital pre-orders and highest three-day digital sales ever on PS4. Modern Warfare also has become the #1 top-selling Call of Duty PC launch ever on Blizzard Battle.net. Making the number of sales significantly higher than last year’s sales.
“Call of Duty is once again the top selling new premium game of the year, proving the enduring nature of the franchise across console, PC, mobile and esports,” said Bobby Kotick, Activision Blizzard’s Chief Executive Officer.“In its first three days of release, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare more than doubled the box office opening of Joker.”
“Through the first three days, Modern Warfare has more total players and total hours played than any Call of Duty opening release in the last six years. More importantly, our players are having a great time playing,” said Rob Kostich, president, Activision. “Congratulations to Infinity Ward and all our teams involved on an incredible game and its spectacular launch. We also want to thank the community for your incredible support. The launch of Modern Warfare is only the start. There’s much more to come.”
Sell-through sales figures include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare retail and digital unit sales and revenues, including sales of the Defender DLC pack, for the opening three-days following initial launch.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is now available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC (exclusively on Battle.net).
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