Call of Duty: Ghosts continues to lead the next-generation of console launch, taking the #1 spot again in North America for Xbox One.
Call of Duty®: Ghosts is the must have game. Activision’s blockbuster title is the #1 most played Xbox One multiplayer game worldwide, according to Microsoft, while becoming the #1 top selling Xbox One title in retail sales in North America at retailers Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Walmart. In standalone Xbox One software retail sales*, the game also is #1 in the United Kingdom, according to GfK Charttrack. Additionally,Call of Duty: Ghosts is the #1 most played PlayStation® 4 game, according to Sony Computer Entertainment America, and continues to be the #1 top selling PS4 title in retail sales in North America at Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Walmart.
“Around the globe, Call of Duty: Ghosts is leading the next generation. It’s the #1 selling title at key retailers and it’s also the most played game on Xbox One and PS4 globally,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, Inc. “As we’ve said before, we’ve got the best community of fans in the world, and we’re thrilled they’re coming with us to the next generation.”
“Congratulations to our friends at Microsoft for the launch of the Xbox One,” said Dave Stohl, executive vice president, worldwide studios, Activision Publishing, Inc. “Xbox and Call of Duty together have formed a valued and lasting partnership on Xbox 360, and we know this is just the beginning. So we look forward to an exciting new future on Xbox One.”
“As home to the largest and most engaged Call of Duty community, it is no surprise that the newest entry in the blockbuster franchise has quickly become the most played multiplayer game on both Xbox One and Xbox 360,” said Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. “We congratulate our partners at Activision and Infinity Ward, and are proud to continue offering the best and most engaging Call of Duty online experience to our fans globally by launching all Call of Duty: Ghosts map packs first only on Xbox.”
There has been over 1 billion multiplayer matches played; players have prestiged over 2.2 million times; and earned over 3.3 trillion XP points.
Call of Duty: Ghosts launched on Nov 5th for current-gen and PS4, and launched Nov. 22nd on Xbox One.