Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 leading 2017 computer game sales
Activision revealed today the business has actually provided the No. 1 and No. 2 top-selling console computer game in North America this year (based upon profits), continuing a string of chart-topping title releases in2017 At No. 1 on the 2017 computer game sales chart, Call of Duty: WWII, which has actually currently gone beyond $1 billion in sell-through around the world considering that its launch last month, is the top-selling console computer game of the year in North America, extending Call of Duty‘s run as the No. 1 leading selling console computer game franchise in North America for 9 successive years, based upon earnings. Established by Bungie, Destiny 2 protected its status as the No. 2 highest-selling console computer game in North America for the year, based upon earnings, while likewise ending up being the most significant PC launch in Activision Publishing history, based upon systems. In addition, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, is the No. 1 leading selling remastered collection in PS4 history.
“Call of Duty: WWII is the #1 top grossing console game of the year in North America, and Destiny 2 is #2,” stated Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision. “That means Call of Duty has been the #1 top grossing console gaming franchise in North America for a staggering nine years in a row, and worldwide eight out of the last nine years. Thank you to our players for your incredible passion and engagement. And thank you to our talented, committed teams all across the globe that make incredible results like this happen.”
Developed by Sledgehammer Games with assistance from Raven Software, Call of Duty: WWII is currently the # 1 leading selling Call of Duty video game on existing generation consoles and is the most significant console digital launch in Activision Publishing history. Call of Duty has actually been the top-selling console franchise around the world 8 of the last 9 years.
Based on systems, Destiny 2 has actually outsold Destiny, hailed as the “biggest new video game IP launch in history” at the time. The highly-acclaimed follow up is the very first Activision title released on Battle.net, and is the most significant PC launch in Activision Publishing history. The video game has actually made more than 90 elections and awards to this day. Activision and Bungie likewise launched the Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Amazon Alexa, a very first of its kind for video games, enabling gamers to ask Alexa and Ghost to carry out in-game jobs.
In 2017, Activision likewise launched Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, a remastered collection including among the most well known and renowned characters in computer game history. Launched in June and established by Vicarious Visions, the remaster rapidly ended up being a fan preferred with players on its method to being the No. 1 leading selling remastered collection in PS4 history. The title has actually continued to stay amongst the top 10 selling PS4 titles in the United States for the year, up until now, in systems.
The passionate neighborhood action has actually been felt internationally. Call of Duty: WWII has actually been called the UK Christmas No. 1 title for 2017 by Chart-Track. For 4 successive years, Call of Duty titles have actually held this honor. Even more, Call of Duty: WWII has actually held the mantle of No. 1 selling title in the UK inning accordance with Chart-Track for 7 successive weeks, considering that its launch. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy invested an overall of 7 weeks likewise at No. 1 previously this year.Related youtube video: (not from post)