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OPINION: Call of Duty hasn’t peaked

In just a matter of weeks Call of Duty 9 will likely be unveiled. But if you work at Activision, thinking about that now is supposed to irk you. Because yesterday the wider games media decided that Call of Duty has peaked. Modern Warfare 3 sales are 4.2 per cent …

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Call of Duty appears to have peaked

It remains the powerhouse IP of modern console gaming, but figures suggest that Activision’s mighty Call of Duty IP is in decline. Gamasutra reports that life-to-date sales of last year’s Modern Warfare 3 are tracking behind those enjoyed by predecessor Black Ops by an estimated 4.2 per cent. In March …

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Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1 hits Xbox Live this month

Activision has revealed Xbox Live release dates for the first of four Modern Warfare 3 content collections, with Call of Duty Elite premium status members scoring a chunk of the DLC a week early. Content Collection #1 brings the Liberation, Piazza, Overwatch and Black Box maps for multiplayer, along with …

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Modern Warfare 3 DLC lands on PS3

Activision has at last released the first DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on PS3. Two multiplayer maps, The Liberation and Piazza, are now available to download – but only if you’re a paying subscriber to the Call of Duty: Elite service. The pair were released on Xbox …

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Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Microsoft and Activision had the best performing products in the US last month. Xbox 360 was the top selling hardware for a sixth consecutive month, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 topped the best-selling games chart. However, the Top 10 games did not sell well enough to prevent sales …

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Date set for new MW3 DLC

Premium Call of Duty Elite users will be able to download the fresh multiplayer map Overwatch on February 21st. This piece of downloadable content will be available to Xbox 360 owners first, and will arrive on PS3 shortly afterwards. It will be available as a paid-for extra to non-Call of …

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MW3 DLC restricted to one player profile

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC can only be accessed by one player profile per console, forum complaints suggest.UPDATE: Activision aware of ‘unintentional’ problem. Users may have to purchase Elite content twice if they want to play it under a different profile on their Xbox 360 console – something …

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Modern Warfare 3 2012 Season DLC plan outlined

Activision has announced all the downloadable content Modern Warfare 3 players will be able to access from now until September. The publisher already confirmed at least 20 pieces of MW3 Season DLC will arrive over the nine-month period. These extras – which include new maps, modes and missions – are …

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Megaupload founder is world’s top Modern Warfare 3 player

In a somewhat cruel coincidence, the world’s best Modern Warfare 3 player may also be the man responsible for the lion’s share of the game’s piracy. Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz) posted a video online showing that his Xbox 360 user account MEGARACER is the highest rated in the world …

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The REAL entertainment Top 40

You know that Entertainment Top 40 released last week and published online by the games press (including MCV)? Well it was wrong. MCV can reveal that the video game numbers were based on the raw Chart-Track data and were not up-weighted to account for the whole market. That means Black …

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