COD: WWII Hits $500M In First Three Days

10 November, 2017, 01:02 | Author: Darrell Baldwin
  • Gamers play the video game 'Call of Duty WWII' developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision during the 'Paris Games Week'

That's why Activision convinced Sledgehammer Games to develop Call of Duty: WW2 instead.

"We challenged our players to get their squads back together and they answered the call, with the highest number of players we've ever seen on current-gen consoles and PC", Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg said in a prepared statement.

Hence, they made the decision to entrust Call of Duty World War 2 to Sledgehammer Games, a correct insight, considering that the game has raised $500 million at the launch weekend only, attracting considerable audience and criticism. However, it has been revealed that the game's developer originally wanted to make a sequel to 2014's Advanced Warfare 2.




AM General, the company that makes Humvees, filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for referencing and replicating its vehicles in the Call of Duty series without permission, Reuters reported Wednesday. Point by headlining point; it sold over $500 milllion worldwide over its opening weekend, it sold twice as many units in the same period as Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare a year ago, it provided Call of Duty's highest total connected users on current generation consoles and PC, and it broke digital full game day one sales records on the PS4. In a press release sent to GamesBeat, Activision notes that this opening tops the starting weekends for Thor: Ragnarok and Wonder Woman combined.

What is that one thing that we wait for after the release of Call of Duty game? The publisher has racked up billions from COD games and if Humvee wins the suit, the franchise would at least lose hundreds of millions.

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