It’s official folks, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a smash-hit for Activision, with the game earning over USD 600 million in just its opening weekend (over PHP 30 billion). With this record, Modern Warfare officially has the biggest three-day opening in this console generation. To put that into perspective, Modern Warfare more than doubled the box office opening of the Joker film.
Other sales records of the game include being the #1 top-selling digital opening in Activision history, the highest digital pre-orders and highest three-day digital sales on the PS4, and the #1 top-selling Call of Duty PC launch ever.
Regarding the game’s success, Activision President Rob Kostich said;
“Congratulations to Infinity Ward and all our teams involved on an incredible game and its spectacular launch. We also want to thank the community for your incredible support. The launch of Modern Warfare is only the start. There’s much more to come.”
Developed by Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a reboot of the Modern Warfare series, complete with lots of multiplayer modes, as well as a campaign that features a new Captain Price. Aside from being a commercial hit, Modern Warfare also received positive reviews, with publications praising the game’s singleplayer campaign, noting that it is one of the best in the franchise.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is available now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.