Following its massive opening weekend haul, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare continued its success to become one of the biggest CoD titles to date. In fact, Modern Warfare has officially outpaced every previous Call of Duty multiplayer game this generation in hours played, hours per player, and average daily players. Basically, Modern Warfare is the most-played CoD multiplayer title this console generation; all of that in just 50 days.
Aside from this incredible record, CoD: Modern Warfare has now sold more than USD $1 billion in sell-through worldwide.
“The momentum for Modern Warfare from day one has been incredible. Players are having a great time and are continuing to engage across the multiplayer experience at the highest level in years. We’re also seeing new franchise highs for this console generation in hours played, hours per player and average daily players,” said Byron Beede, executive vice president and general manager for Call of Duty, Activision. “It’s great to see the fan response to the hard work from our development teams led by Infinity Ward. Players are having a great time, and there’s much more to come as we continue to deliver new content.”
“We’re bringing our players together to play across all platforms and that continues today with a new wave of content coming to everyone for free,” said Patrick Kelly, co-studio head and creative director for developer Infinity Ward. “Starting today Vacant and Shipment are in full multiplayer rotation. Players can also jump into new Gunfight maps, play a new Special Ops mission and play fun new modes, starting with Cranked.”
Even with its success, developer Infinity Ward is not slowing down one bit. Recently, the Season One Pass for Modern Warfare was released, and it included lots of new content: