Call of Duty: WWII soars past $500 million opening weekend

Nov 09, 2017, 00:41
Call of Duty: WWII soars past $500 million opening weekend

The worldwide release of Call of Duty: WWII on November 3rd took the series back to its historical roots. Well, after being on the market for three days, it seems like thatbsame enthusiasm was brought over to sales - publisher Activision has released a few different sales numbers for the first-person shooter.

The fact that Call of Duty: WW2 sales have performed much better than last year's Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was already proof that the new game has been a success. Regardless of the series not breaking its own record, it's an incredibly positive result for Activision, as the company also announced that the game is the best-selling digital full game download on the PS4 in its first day.

Last year, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was nearly universally panned before launch due to its futuristic style of gameplay.

Anyway, back to the press release - COD: WW2 earned half a billion dollars in sales, Activision boasted, which is apparently more money than Thor: Ragnarok and Wonder Woman's openings combined. "And we're committed to supporting the community with continuous improvements and new content". Call of Duty: WWII focuses on the actions of a squad from 1944 to 1945, but will also touch on events from 1940 to 1944 to help set the stage for the narrative and establish the characters. Call of Duty: WWII is another incredible package of experiences, each distinct from the others, but tied together by the unifying themes of World War II that deserve your attention.

Call of Duty: WWII was one of the most highly-anticipated games heading into its launch on November 3-and the numbers from WWII's opening weekend support this claim.