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Call of Duty was the best-selling franchise globally in 2016

It appears that Activision’s Call of Duty series had a very good 2016. The publisher has confirmed the news that not only was Infinite Warfare last year’s best-selling game in the US, but that Call of Duty was the best-selling franchise globally for the year. It is the seventh time …

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Call of Duty holds No.1 spot as Street Fighter V debuts in second place

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III claims its 11th week at the top spot in the UK and outperforms newcomer Street Fighter V. No other entry in the first person shooter series has claimed this many No.1s – the previous record was 2009’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 …

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Discounted multiplayer-only COD Black Ops III launches on PC

Activision has taken the interesting decision to release a cut-down multiplayer-focused version of Call of Duty: Black Ops III on Steam. Called the Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Multiplayer Starter Pack, the release ditches the entirety of the single player campaign. Also gone are a handful of other …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III starts 2016 on top in the UK

Activision’s Call of Duty starts 2016 as it ended 2015: in the No.1 spot in the All Formats Top 40. The title holds pole position, despite a 68 per cent drop in sales, ahead of soccer blockbuster FIFA 16. EA’s football game climbed two places this week and reaches No.2. …

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Record US sales for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in November – NPD

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony all saw record revenue for their current-gen console hardware last month, NPD has reported. Hardware sales for November 2015 reached $1.12bn. That’s up 11 per cent compared to the same period last year, driven by a 14 per cent increase in console hardware revenue – which …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US – Infoscout

Infoscout has released its list of most popular Black Friday games in terms of revenue, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III coming out on top. Discounts on Walmart.com in particular gave the shooter a major boost, according to themarketing research firm. The news follows last month’sannouncement from Activisionthat retail …

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GameStop says Halo 5, Assassin’s Creed and Star Wars fell short of expectations

Retailer GameStop has said that a trio of this quarter’s big releases sold fewer units than it had anticipated. CEO Tony Bartel told investors, as per Seeking Alpha‘s transcription, that sales of Halo 5, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate and Star Wars: Battlefront at GameStop fell short of our expectations”. Of Star …

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ASA won’t take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

The Advertising Standards Authority has said that it won’t be pursuing further measures against Activision concerning a mistake made in the marketing for Call of Duty III pre-order content. Several fans were left unhappy after early marketing material suggested that the popular Nuketown multiplayer map would be offered to all …

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Black Ops III holds the top spot in Japan

The PS4 SKU of Call of Duty: Black Ops III is still No.1 in Japan. Sales of Activison’s shooter – published in the region by Sony – were down 63 per cent week-on-week, according to data provided by Famitsu. The PlayStation 3 SKU falls from third place to No.8 as …

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91% of Call of Duty Week One sales were on PS4 and Xbox One

The latest entry in Activision’s Call of Duty series goes straight to the top of the UK boxed games charts. 91 per cent of Week One sales were for the newer PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, while a measly nine per cent of units sold were for the the PS3 …

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