UPDATE: Activision sent out a press release with some more details regarding sales. Infinite Warfare was the top selling console game for the entire year of 2016. With this, Call of Duty is now the best selling game in North America for the 8th year in a row.
“Call of Duty is retail’s #1 grossing console franchise in the U.S. for the 8th consecutive year and the boldly innovative Infinite Warfare is the #1 grossing console game of the year at retail in the U.S.,” said Eric Hirshberg, Activision’s CEO. “In addition to our annual blockbuster release, Call of Duty is about engaging fans year around. Black Ops 3 has had amazing engagement all year and now with the classic, boots on the ground gameplay of Modern Warfare Remastered, and the thrilling new experiences of Infinite Warfare, we have a great experience for every Call of Duty fan this holiday.”
The NPD Group has officially released their full report for November 2016, including the top 10 best selling games in the US. Call of Duty retained its #1 spot beating out Battlefield and Titanfall.
- Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
- Battlefield 1
- Pokémon Sun
- Pokémon Moon
- Titanfall 2
- NBA 2K17
- Madden NFL 17
- Watch Dogs 2
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- FIFA 17
The NPD Numbers only includes some digital, but mostly is tied to retail purchases. Sony PlayStation earlier this week confirmed that Infinite Warfare was the most downloaded title in November 2016 from the PS4 Store.
While Infinite Warfare was #1, the overall sales were down compared to Black Ops 3 in 2015.
For hardware sales, PlayStation 4 was the best selling console for November.