We are excited to share the news that the Call of Duty franchise is the #1 top-selling console video game franchise worldwide for the seventh time in the last eight years, and for the eighth year in a row for the United States, based on revenue.
“Call of Duty is the #1 console franchise worldwide in 2016,” said Eric Hirshberg, Activision CEO. “We’re thankful to our players for once again putting Call of Duty on top, and we recognize how rare this is – to do year after year. That’s why we push to deliver innovations and incredible gameplay that are worthy of the best fans in the world time and again. And we have an exciting year ahead in 2017.”
*Source: NPD data, GFK data & internal estimates.
The excitement of Call of Duty will continue to provide thrills when the first DLC Map Pack for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is scheduled to launch on January 31, first on PlayStation® 4. Sabotage will bring four new maps to Infinite Warfare, along with a new horror-focused zombies experience, Rave in the Redwoods.