100 Million People Have Played Call of Duty Since Modern Warfare

by William D'Angelo, posted on 13 August 2013 / 4,844 Views

Activision has revealed in an infographic that 100 million people have played Call of Duty since the release of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.This is more than the total population of many countries. Germany has 89.4 million people and the UK 63.7 million.

There have been 2.85 million years played in the franchise. Activision added that this is "longer than the entirety of human existence. There has also been more than 32.2 quadrillion shots fired. There have been more than 31 billion care packages called since Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

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4 Comments

JayWood2010 (on 13 August 2013)

Congrats to Call of Duty and Activision, Infinity Ward, and Treyarch. Seems it is hard for people to congratulate these companies on all the hard work and hours they have put in the industry to make the gamers happy. Even if it isn't your favorite game this is hell of an accomplishment.


S.Peelman (on 13 August 2013)

Uhm, Activision, 90% of the players have probably bought every Call of Duty entry since MW. You don't have 100m unique players.


spemanig (on 13 August 2013)

I was just about to say this. I call bull shit.


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Bman54 (on 15 August 2013)

But you also gotta think that they're not saying just owned, they're saying simply having played a CoD game. Whether that's a family member or spouse or whatever who played it for a bit. So I think it's safe to say at least 100 million different people have played a CoD game at one point or another.


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teamsilent13 (on 15 August 2013)

Bungie used to do these back when they ran halo. I miss real halo. :'(


Mojammer (on 13 August 2013)

Over 138 million retail copies of CoDs 4-9 have been sold and that doesn't count digital copies. MW3 had the most sales, over 30 million if you include sales on the Nintendo DS. But a lot of people have purchased every iteration of the game and others have only purchased one. I'd estimate there's a minimum of 35 million people who have purchased at least one copy of the game and at most 75 million (and that's stretching it). Probably 40-50 million is a reasonable range.