Call of Duty: Black Ops III Sells an Estimated 6.65M First Week - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 23 November 2015 / 20,117 Views
Call of Duty: Black Ops III sold 6,654,935 units first week worldwide at retail, according to our estimates, which can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending November 7th.
Breaking down the sales by platform, the game comfortably sold best on the PlayStation 4, with 3,750,881 units sold (56%), compared to 2,202,654 units sold on the Xbox One (33%). The PlayStation 3 version sold 351,593 units (6%) and the Xbox 360 version sold 319,942 units (5%).
Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 2,925,157 units sold (44%), compared to 2,370,583 units sold in Europe (36%). Looking more closely at Europe - the game sold 664,410 units in the UK, 360,804 units in Germany, and 432,786 units in France.
Here is how Call of Duty: Black Ops III's first week sales compare to other games in the franchise:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II - 12.37m
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - 12.32m
- Call of Duty: Black Ops - 10.49m
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - 8.17m
- Call of Duty: Ghosts - 8.11m
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - 6.83m
- Call of Duty: Black Ops III - 6.65m
- Call of Duty: World at War - 2.11m
- Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - 1.50m
- Call of Duty 3 - 0.32m
- Call of Duty 2 - 0.27m
Call of Duty: Black Ops III launched worldwide on November 6th for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC.
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