Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Sells 3.72 Million Units First Week in the US - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 12 November 2014 / 12,315 Views
First week sales figures in the US for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare are in. The franchise has been one of the top sellers every holiday for many years now, but seen a decline the last couple of years. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has sold a combined 3,722,031 units at retail in the US.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare like with past games in the franchise sold the most on the Xbox consoles. The Xbox One was the top platform for the game with 1,293,397 units sold. The PlayStation 4 was the second biggest platform with 1,249,181 units sold.
The last generation consoles lagged behind in sales as gamers slowly upgrade to a new generation of consoles. The Xbox 360 version of the game sold 765,471 units, while the PlayStation 3 version sold 390,788 units.
Earlier this week Activision announced Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare launch outsold last year's Call of Duty: Ghosts launch. However, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game did not launch until a couple weeks later when the consoles themselves launched. The PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC versions of Ghosts sold 3,423,561 units in the US in the first week. However, when you add in the PS4 and Xbox One launch sales of the game it sold 4,163,984 units.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is available for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The game launched in North America and Europe on November 4 and November 13 in Japan.
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