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Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts may be the best-performing next-gen launch game, but it is still falling far behind predecessor Black Ops II’s commercial success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 1:01PM in News
If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

Black Ops II’s digital revenue alone for the last 12 months would place it as the year’s third biggest game behind Grand Theft Auto V and Skylanders Giants.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales are down compared to Black Ops II, Activision has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA has reclaimed its crown as the UK’s most successful video game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:29PM in News

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Call of Duty dev told he deserves to die for releasing game-balancing patch

Call of Duty dev told he deserves to die for releasing game-balancing patch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 design director David Vonderhaar has received death threats regarding tweaks made to weapon balancing in the game’s most recent patch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 1:11PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising DLC, voice acting talent confirmed

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising DLC, voice acting talent confirmed

The second Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC, Uprising, has been confirmed for an April 16th timed-exclusive launch on Xbox 360.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 5th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
Black Ops II gets its first 2013 UK No.1

Black Ops II gets its first 2013 UK No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II is once again at the top of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 8:47AM in News
Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC confirmed as Xbox 360 timed-exclusive

Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC confirmed as Xbox 360 timed-exclusive

Activision has officially confirmed the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC pack Revolution, announcing it will arrive later this month on Xbox 360.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2013 at 5:40AM in News

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Black Ops II is the UK's Christmas No.1 game

Black Ops II is the UK's Christmas No.1 game

Call of Duty Black Ops II is the UK’s video games Christmas No.1, giving Activision a run of six consecutive weeks at the top.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 24th 2012 at 9:48AM in News
Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

UK retailers sold 2,075,634 games last week, generating over £50m in revenue.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2012 at 5:41PM in News
Black Ops claims 4th No.1 as Wii U software dips in UK charts

Black Ops claims 4th No.1 as Wii U software dips in UK charts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II is the UK’s best selling game for the fourth week in a row.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Call of Duty suffers 14 per cent sales decline in first month in US

Call of Duty suffers 14 per cent sales decline in first month in US

Month one sales for Call of Duty: Black Ops II were down 14 per cent on the 2011 November sales of Modern Warfare 3, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2012 at 9:40AM in News

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Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 to $1bn sales milestone

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 to $1bn sales milestone

The jury may still be out on Black Ops II’s overall market performance, but the shooter has claimed yet another very impressive record today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 1:24PM in News
Black Ops II still No.1 as Far Cry 3 debuts in second place in the UK Charts

Black Ops II still No.1 as Far Cry 3 debuts in second place in the UK Charts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II has claimed its third successive No.1 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2012 at 9:06AM in News
Black Ops II debuts at No.2 in the Japanese charts

Black Ops II debuts at No.2 in the Japanese charts

Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II has debuted in second place in the weekly Japanese software chart.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 3:43PM in News
UK CHARTS: Black Ops II holds off Hitman Absolution challenge

UK CHARTS: Black Ops II holds off Hitman Absolution challenge

It’s week one numbers may have been down, but a strong second week has seen Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II hold onto the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 9:52AM in News

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Triumph or disappointment?

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Triumph or disappointment?

Writing this year’s Call of Duty success headline was a complicated task.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 8:40AM in News
Was Black Ops II a disappointment? Read our full analysis in this week's MCV

Was Black Ops II a disappointment? Read our full analysis in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features a detailed analysis of Call of Duty's launch sales performance.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 11:17AM in News
Man plays Black Ops II for 135 hours (almost) straight, breaks world record

Man plays Black Ops II for 135 hours (almost) straight, breaks world record

We’ve all woken up bleary eyed in the morning after a longer then expected game sessions the night before. But this takes it to a whole new level.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 10:32AM in News
Black Ops II storms UK charts as the biggest launch of 2012

Black Ops II storms UK charts as the biggest launch of 2012

The latest outing for the Call of Duty series unsurprisingly debuts at No.1 in the UK All Formats Charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 19th 2012 at 10:04AM in News
Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:29PM in News
Halo 4 and Black Ops II could yet break records

Halo 4 and Black Ops II could yet break records

The narrative for this Q4 has already been written to some extent, but the industry’s big triple-A’s are looking to prove it wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
IN PICTURES: Retail ushers in Black Ops II release

IN PICTURES: Retail ushers in Black Ops II release

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is here at last, and thousand of store workers and gamers took to the streets last night to welcome it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 8:59AM in News
Entertainment stand-off: Skyfall vs Halo vs Call of Duty

Entertainment stand-off: Skyfall vs Halo vs Call of Duty

Stand back Bond, Batman and Iron Man – it’s now the turn of video games to hog the spotlight.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 12th 2012 at 2:48PM in News