Black Ops 3 Makes $550 Million in Opening Weekend

Activision have announced the opening weekend sales data for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. BO3 boasts the largest opening weekend in entertainment in 2015. The game is doing significantly better than the previous two Call of Duty titles – Advanced Warfare and Ghosts – making $550 million in its opening weekend. “Call of Duty’s millions… Continue reading Black Ops 3 Makes $550 Million in Opening Weekend

Call of Duty Digital Earnings See ‘Significant Growth’

Activision earned $1.05 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2013, down slightly from $1.075 billion during the same period in 2012. Digital sales (including DLC) accounted for $387 million (37 percent) of the total. A large part of Activision’s report — including an earnings call held this afternoon — focused on the announcement… Continue reading Call of Duty Digital Earnings See ‘Significant Growth’

Black Ops 2 ‘on track for record sales’

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is on track to achieve record sales, according to Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz. He said in a research note: “Post-holiday sales trends for BO2 have been significantly better than those for last year’s Modern Warfare 3, and we expect BO2 to slightly beat the previous franchise high… Continue reading Black Ops 2 ‘on track for record sales’

Black Ops II and FIFA 13 outsold music and DVDs in 2012

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II – the biggest anything in 2012 Video games were the first and second highest-grossing retail releases last year, beating out both The Dark Knight Rises and Emeli Sandé. Call Of Duty: Black Ops II was not just the best-selling video game of 2012 in the UK, it was the… Continue reading Black Ops II and FIFA 13 outsold music and DVDs in 2012

NPD: Black Ops II January’s best-selling title in US – GameSpot

The NPD Group today reported United States industry sales for January 2013, revealing Call of Duty: Black Ops II has remained the best-selling title in the region since launch in January. Rounding out the top five titles for the month were sequels Far Cry 3, Just Dance 4, NBA 2K13, and Madden NFL 13. The… Continue reading NPD: Black Ops II January’s best-selling title in US – GameSpot

PS4 and Xbox 720 impact on ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4’ sales revealed

Dennis Durkin has revealed the potential impact the PS4 and Xbox 720 may have on the sales for the next “Call of Duty” video game, which will presumably be called “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4.” According to a report from Latinos Post on Feb. 8, the CFO of Activision believed that the launches of… Continue reading PS4 and Xbox 720 impact on ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4’ sales revealed

UK Video Game Chart: Black Ops 2 makes it five weeks at the top

Hitman: Absolution climbs back up to No.2.   Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 holds on at the top of the All Formats All Prices UK video game chart for a fifth successive week thanks to a 14 per cent week-on-week sales increase. Activision’s shooter has now matched the five week run at the top… Continue reading UK Video Game Chart: Black Ops 2 makes it five weeks at the top

Black Ops 2 stays top dog in UK, Far Cry 3 maintains second

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has now held the top spot on the UK charts for four consecutive weeks, joining FIFA 12, FIFA 13 and Lego Batman 2, which have all accomplished the same feat in 2012. Branding, branding, branding! Far Cry 3‘s strong reviews haven’t hurt it any, as the shooter (and best… Continue reading Black Ops 2 stays top dog in UK, Far Cry 3 maintains second