08 Apr 2021 8:27 AM +00:00

Call of Duty Has Made Over $3 Billion This Year

Call of Duty is without a doubt one of the world's most popular franchises.

It has risen to new heights this year, and this is in large part due to Warzone.

COD's version of a battle royale was one of the biggest hits of the year, and it featured so many amazing features.

One aspect COD has been known for is in-game transactions; and it appears it has been working in 2020.

Activision has now reported that they have generated over $3 billion in 2020, and this has shattered previous records. 

Here's the full report.

 

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Activision has posted the results via a blog post, which can be found here. 

Here are some keynotes that were noted throughout. 

Across Call of Duty there is strong momentum. Year-to-date increases include net bookings up over 80% and units sold through up over 40% year over year.

Over 200 million people have played Call of Duty this year.** On console and PC, the franchise has delivered the highest number of players in recorded history this year, as well as the biggest November ever for monthly players and hours played.

Black Ops Cold War joined fan favorites Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® and Warzone™ as well as Call of Duty: Mobile in setting new marks across the Call of Duty ecosystem. Black Ops Cold War is the newest entry in the #1 selling series within Call of Duty and a direct sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops.

The sheer amount of players trying their hand at Call of Duty this year is amazing to see.

As well, we assume this number is only going to increase when Warzone releases within Black Ops Cold War on the 16th.

Call of Duty players can look forward to the biggest series of post-launch free content, community events and ongoing support ever in Black Ops plus close integration across the ecosystem with Warzone. T

The free-to-play, free-for-everyone Warzone, which has surpassed more than 85 million players since its launch, will take on a new dimension as it integrates with both Black Ops Cold War and Modern Warfare. Season One, coming this month, features brand new content for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.

 

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