Call of Duty Franchise Sales Pass Over 250 Million Units Worldwide

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Activision’s critically acclaimed FPS series, Call of Duty, has sold more than 250 million units worldwide as of today. Not only this, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was also the best-selling game of 2015 in the US.

According to the NPD data released today, the Call of Duty series has been the highest selling franchise for 7 straight years in North America. This is the first update on Call of Duty’s lifetime sales since the one that took place in November 2015.

“Call of Duty has surpassed 250 million units sold life-to-date worldwide.” Activision’s senior vice president Rob Kostich said in a statement. “This achievement is thanks to the amazing experiences created by all of our development teams, and would not be possible without the incredible passion from the Call of Duty community.”

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The latest edition in the Call of Duty series, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, was the best-selling game in December 2015 and in all of 2015. The NPD data only reports the physical sales but Activision stated that Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 broke the digital sales record on the PS4.

EA Sport’s Madden NFL 16 followed Black Ops 3 by taking the second place on the sale charts. Bethesda’s Fallout 4 on the other hand, ranked third on the sale charts. You can have a look at the list of best-selling games of 2015 in US below. The platforms arrangement indicates on which it sold the most on.

Best-Selling Physical Games in US for December 2015:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)
  2. Star Wars Battlefront (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  3. Fallout 4 (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  4. Madden NFL 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  5. NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  6. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
  7. Rainbow Six Siege (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  8. Minecraft (360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3)
  9. Minecraft: Story Mode (360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3)
  10. FIFA 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)

Best-Selling Physical Games in US for All of 2015:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)
  2. Madden NFL 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  3. Fallout 4 (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
  6. NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  7. Minecraft (360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4)
  8. Mortal Kombat X (PS4, Xbox One)
  9. FIFA 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)

The PS4, in terms of hardware, was the best-selling console of December 2015 and the whole year according to Sony. Xbox One, on the other hand, had a strong December too.

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