Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII Sets Activision Day One Digital Sales Record

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII Sets Activision Day One Digital Sales Record - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 October 2018 / 1,654 Views

Acitivsion announced Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII has set a new record for the publisher with the highest day one digital sales. The previous record was held by Call of Duty: WWII.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII set a new PlayStation record for biggest digital sales on the PlayStation Store. The same record was also set on the Xbox One.

The game also sold over double that of Call of Duty: WWII. It was the first game in the franchise to release on on Blizzard’s Battle.net.

"Black Ops IIII is an incredible game, and the community’s response to it has been amazing,” said Call of Duty EVP and GM Rob Kostich.

"We have shattered multiple digital day one sales records, and the number of people who connected online on day one to play has grown year on year. But probably the most important thing is that the community is having so much fun across Multiplayer, Zombies, and Blackout. We are so incredibly thankful for the community’s trust and support. This is just the beginning, it’s going to be an incredible journey with Black Ops IIII."


 A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

TheBird (on 15 October 2018)

I haven;t heard a single complaint from anyone about this game, and its a COD title. They must be doing something right, might pick up the PC version on sale. Still butthurt about the lack of campaign, so not worth full price.


Mordred11 (on 15 October 2018)

It's a well-deserved feat. Long time COD fans haven't had this much fun since MW2 days.


Heavenly_King (on 15 October 2018)

It is online only so makes sense.