COD Black Ops 4 Wins Over Red Dead Redemption 2 As Most Anticipated Game This Holiday

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the most anticipated game this holiday over its competitors like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Battlefield V.

The annual Nielson ratings were released today (via GamesIndustry) and the top 3 most anticipated games for the holiday include Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 at number one, Red Dead Redemption at number two and Battlefield V at number three.

The full chart showing each game can be viewed below. The survey sample size for this ranking was taken from 6000 users, however, it has been the case for almost every year.

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Here are the most anticipated games overall and divided by each platform with the amount of anticipation for each game.

Multi-platform Result

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (99)
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2 (97)
  3. Battlefield V (94)
  4. Fallout 76 (92)
  5. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (91)
  6. FIFA 19 (87)
  7. NBA 2k19 (84)
  8. NBA Live 19 (72)
  9. Shadow of the Tomb Raider (71)
  10. Hitman 2 (71)
  11. WWE 2K19 (70)

PS4 Exclusive

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (100)

Xbox One Exclusive

  • Forza Horizon 4 (84)

Nintendo Switch Exclusive

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (98)
  2. Super Mario Party (98)
  3. Pokemon Let’s Go! Pikachu (88)
  4. Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee (86)

It is interesting to see how Marvel’s Spider-Man is so high on everybody’s list as a must-have PS4 exclusive. Compared to the PS4, Microsoft’s Xbox One appears to lack quality exclusives with just Forza Horizon 4 hitting the top. Meanwhile, Nintendo Switch owners are excited for both Super Mario Party and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Let us know what do you think about these rankings in the comments below.

Khurram Imtiaz

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