Call Of Duty: Black Ops IIII Is A Blockbuster: Half A Billion In Just One Weekend!

Treyarch‘s FPS reached glorious heights in just three days!

Activision announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII‘s physical (requiring 50 GB of download…), digital, and season pass sales combined have generated 500 million dollars of revenue. Half a billion dollars over a single weekend. Think about that for a moment…

Several records have been broken as well: the average hours/player, most combines players, and the most played hours categories have gone to Black Ops IIII on current-gen consoles, beating 2015’s Black Ops III and 2017’s WWII as well (and 2016’s Infinite Warfare isn’t even mentioned, which shows how Call of Duty flopped with that title compared to the other ones in the franchise). On PC, there were twice as many players via Blizzard’s than last year (which is reasonable: Treyarch’s game is exclusive to, and on Twitch, there have been the most viewers for the game during launch weekend.

Activision didn’t reveal sales figures yet, but if we do the maths with a 60 dollar/sold game average, that means Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII reached 8.3 million sales in only three days. Call of Duty might crack 10, or even 15 million, by the end of the year, despite dropping the single-player campaign for the trendy Blackout (battle royale) mode…

Source: Gematsu

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