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Call of Duty: Ghosts claims its second UK No.1

Activision’s latest shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts has topped the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 for the second week in a row. It was able to hold off the advances of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes despite a 76 per cent week-on-week sales drop. Warner’s title puts in an impressive …

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Activision hails ‘astounding’ retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Publisher Activision has praised retail for their ‘first class’ support of Call of Duty: Ghosts, as over 2,000 stores opened at midnight last week. Staff dressed up and stores – even supermarkets – were given a war-themed make over as the High Street prepared for what is traditionally the biggest …

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Shock – Call of Duty: Ghosts is UK No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts is, of course, the new UK No.1 according to the latest UKIE GfK Chart-Track figures. However, while most would have expected the shooter to claim the title of second biggest launch of 2013 behind Grand Theft Auto V it actually falls short of that, becoming …

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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. Speaking to investors last night, CFO Dennis Durkin confirmed what we all suspected following Activision’s decision yesterday to release sell-in numbers for the game as opposed to actual sales. And with MCV confirming this morning …

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ACIV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4 pip COD: Ghosts in social media wars

The latest social media research from Way To Blue suggests that Call of Duty: Ghosts is lagging behind the competition in terms of social media buzz. The agency, which bases its findings on data gathered using an algorithm based on both social conversation search queries and proprietary methodology, measured both …

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$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

Call of Duty: Ghosts has apparently ‘sold more than $1 billion of Call of Duty: Ghosts into retail stores worldwide as of day one’. Many are reporting this number as day one sales. It is not. If it were, it would be an incredible achievement. Unbelievable, even. It would not …

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Creutz: ‘Mediocre’ COD Ghosts scores won’t ‘enormously impact’ sales

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has said that the comparatively lukewarm critical reception to Call of Duty: Ghosts is unlikely to dent the game’s sales. "By and large, most titles’ commercial fates are decided well before the first review comes out,” he said, as reported by CVG. Otherwise, we …

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VIDEO: Current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts compared

IGN has compiled a video comparison showing how Call of Duty: Ghosts performs on current-gen and next-gen consoles. It will come as no surprise that the game certainly packs some additional visual flourishes on PS4, although truth be told the gap is less pronounced than in titles such as Battlefield …

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Infinity Ward had Call of Duty: Ghosts running at 1080p on Xbox One

Call of Duty: Ghosts developer Infinity Ward has at last explained the reason for the resolution discrepancy of the game between PS4 and Xbox One. It was revealed last week that the game will output in full HD 1080p on PS4 but in HD ready 720p on Xbox One. The …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-load is live on PSN

PS3 owners can start downloading Call of Duty: Ghosts on their PS3 right now. Sony has announced that pre-loads for the digital version of the game are now live on PSN, meaning that gamers can (theoretically) have the game installed to their system and ready to play at 00:01 tomorrow …

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