Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Tops an Estimated 25M Units Sold Worldwide at Retail - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 12 October 2016 / 68,650 Views
The military first-person shooter from Activision - Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - has sold more than 25 million units at retail, according to our estimates. The game has sold 25.18 million units worldwide as of the week ending September 17 on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart.
Breaking down the sales by platform, the game has sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 14.15 million units sold (56%), compared to 7.27 million units sold on the Xbox One (29%). It also sold 1.78 million units on PlayStation 3 (7%), 1.75 million units on the Xbox 360 (7%), and 0.23 million units on Windows PC (1%).
Breaking down the sales by region, the game has sold best in North America with 11.81 million units sold (47%), compared to 9.53 million units sold in Europe (38%). It also has sold 0.43 million units in Japan (2%) and 4.31 million units in the rest of the world (13%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game has sold an estimated 2,397,253 units in the UK, 1,399,397 units in Germany, and 1,567,416 units in France.
Here is how Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' sales compare to the other games in the franchise:
- Modern Warfare 3 - 31.12 million
- Black Ops - 31.02 million
- Black Ops II - 29.72 million
- Ghosts - 27.37 million
- Black Ops 3 - 25.18 million
- Modern Warfare 2 - 25.08 million
- Advanced Warfare - 21.88 million
- Modern Warfare - 18.25 million
- World at War - 17.58 million
- Call of Duty 3 - 7.55 million
- Call of Duty 2 - 6.20 million
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 launched for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC on November 6, 2015.
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