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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Earns $500 Million In Three Days

October 18, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has sold $500 million worth of copies in only three days after its worldwide release last Friday. The game also set new franchise records for most combined players, average hours per player and total number of hours played on current generation consoles. It’s above both Call of Duty: WWII and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (single player, multiplayer and zombies) during the same amount of time.

Black Ops 4 also has over double the amount of players on PC as Call of Duty did last year in the first three days, as this was the first release on Blizzard’s Finally, it had the highest level of viewership on Twitch during the weekend, based on minutes watched.

Call of Duty EVP and GM Rob Kostich said: “Black Ops 4 is off to a blockbuster start. Our player counts and hours played are up year over year, our viewership on Twitch has set new standards and is showing just how fun Blackout is to play and to watch, and the weekend results yet again put Call of Duty at that highest tier of entertainment. Our digital sales results have been record-breaking across all platforms, and the overall performance strong. We’re really excited about Black Ops 4’s momentum. There’s much more to come, we’re just getting started.

Another record is for day on digital sales on Playstation through Playstation Store worldwide. It’s also the best selling worldwide day one digital game for Xbox One. PC sales and active players are also up from last year. The numbers include retail sales, digital sales and season pass sales for the first three days. It’s based on “retail customer sell-through information, Gfk Chart-Track data, and internal Activision estimates.”

Activision added in their statement: “Total players, hours per player, total hours played, and Twitch viewership based on Activision data.

The game was published by Activision and Treyarch, as well as Raven Software and Beenox for the PV. The game is available now PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s rated M for Mature (Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Strong Language).