Call of Duty: Black Ops Tops $1 Billion In Worldwide Sales
According to Activision, Call of Duty: Black Ops has made over $1 billion dollars worldwide.
The game has made more than $650 million in its first five days, surpassing the $550 of last years Modern Warfare 2.
“In all of entertainment, only Call of Duty and Avatar have ever achieved the billion dollar revenue milestone this quickly”. said Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick.
“This is a tribute to the global appeal of the Call of Duty franchise, the exceptional talent at Treyarch and the hundreds of extraordinary people across our many Call of Duty studios including Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer that work tirelessly on the franchise.”
“Our ability to provide the most compelling, immersive entertainment experience, and enhance it with regular, recurring content that delivers hundreds of hours of audience value, has allowed Call of Duty to continue to set sales and usage records.” he said.
“This extraordinary milestone was achieved because of the tens of millions of passionate Call of Duty players around the world… This unique level of community engagement has enabled Call of Duty to become one of the world’s most engaged online communities.” he added.