NPD data reveals sales figures for latest Call of Duty; Halo 4 sells 3.2 million, Assassin's Creed III shifts 2.9 million.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II sold 7.5 million copies in the United States during November, according to NPD data provided to GameSpot. The game launched on November 13, and the group's tracking period ended November 24, meaning it tallied the figure in 11 days.
Halo 4 was November's second best-selling game and sold 3.2 million copies during November, according to the data. Microsoft announced this week that the entire Halo series has reached a sales milestone of 50 million units worldwide.
Another top performer for the month was Assassin's Creed III, which sold an estimated 2.9 million units during November. Electronic Arts' new racing game Need for Speed Most Wanted also landed on the month's top 10 chart, selling 509,000 units.
Overall, November total retail sales dropped 11 percent to $2.55 billion.
"Did I ever tell you the definition of insanity? Insanity is...buying the exact same fuckin' thing over and over and over again and expecting shit to change."
@Uruca Your pathetic attempt at being humorous doesn't make any sense, as each game is different than the one before it.
7.5 mil in 11 days? thats almost 700K a day hate it or hate it even more COD is huge and activision have to be commended for such a feat and its amazing how they can do it every year
any other month halo's 3.2mil would have been pretty good but during a COD month that 3.2mil looks pathetic,they could'nt even sell half what COD sold
@steelmouthLet's not forget that Halo is an XBOX 360 Exclusive whereas COD is available on everything from the IPhone to the PC...:)
@steelmouth That is because CoD whores it self off to every single console on the market. Halo 4 is exclusive to one console and sold 3.2 million. Let's see how great CoD sales would have been if it had been one console exclusive?Look at the feat then you tosser.
Another posting about the annual success of a COD game, another litany of responses bemoaning it. YAWN. How typical. The funniest thing about it is, these people bitching about COD, 1) likely bought a copy themselves and 2) say they can't stand it / don't like it / whatever, yet here they are caring enough about it to post up about it. LOL - does the hypocrisy ever stop?
looks like the less innovative the game is the more it seels, another halo, another assasins another cod
You guys are silly. I had this chick buy me both so I no complaints here. Hit me up if you want to play either. NYSFINEST01 xbox live
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@CivilizedPsycho i really wish it was that easy and we can look at it that way but we cant
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@CivilizedPsycho I would not call on that yet. It was just one guy, and there have been MANY others that tried to charge for multiplayer, but its been said on many occasions that it will stay free. But if there is a free to play version coming out, you can bet your life they will charge.
@CivilizedPsycho where did you hear that?
THere are so many games out there, dont be upset that this piece of rat turd is selling like hotcakes, at least its not some wii title.
People still buying this? :D It's like reading Harry Potter #48567. The only one I played was no. 2 since friends had told me it was similar to MoH and I admit it was pretty good bud paying ten times to be able to run and gun is stupid. You can shoot in Fallout 3 & NV, FC3 etc. and do so much more.
I enjoy playing a bit of COD multiplayer with my friends in our living room whilst also playing the majority of all the great new titles that have come out this year including all the other FPS's. Fuck me right?
Buch of jumped up, elitist 14year olds. You go guys!
An unstoppable juggernaut of a franchise, but what if Activision does start charging monthly to play? The franchise probably still wouldn't die in my opinion...
Black Ops 2 has a superior multiplayer component then HALO hands down on the Consoles.
Creat a Class
Numbers poping for every kill
Drop in joining
All copied from COD. So HALO has no shot at the title, unless they innovate, instead they are making us kill same enemies on same damn maps every week with a shit mode called SPARTAN OPS which require payed GOLD SUBSCRIPTION.
Activision you have lots of money in your hands, but you keep on doing the same thing over and over again.
Disappointed to all those Zombies who bought the game, they have no Brains...
just play the games you like playing period. nobody forces you to buy games yo don't like. I could play black ops 2 (multiplayer) all year long. and miss great games like Halo 4, Batman arkham City,uncharted 3, Oblivion, Skyrim,Max Payne 3, Grand theft Auto 4 , BF3, to name a few lol. while most of my friends spend the whole year just playing one game I have beaten like 6 or 7 games, next year another COD comes out same thing again. who talks about MW3 or MW2 anymore?
thats because its like the coke of video games... everyone knows the name.. its not because its a great amazing game.. its actually a turd with a fresh paint job every year... how do i know this you ask? well when old people at my work come up to me and tell me how awesome it is and I know they are not gamers in the least.. thats how I know. or when chicks try to brag and impress guys they say that they play cod. its so funny..
its such and utter piece of shit software... cant believe they sucker so many idiots every year to buy the same game.
@djpetitte You waste your time spewing the same shit that has been said a million times on here already. Get a life you pathetic coward.
Nice temper tamtrum, what are you a fve year old? and I will say it everyday and i have been saying since 2007 when cod was already outdated back then... it takes people like to me get it through thick skulled people like you. go back to your cookie cutter piece of garbage shooter. just so you know COD truely sucks a holes.
@Doobsac people like cod because they dont know any better, such as yourself. cheers!
You're not getting through anyones skull moron. People like COD for what it is. They don't want it to change, all they want is small tweaks with different maps. Not our fault your pea brain is to small to understand this.
@djpetitte Yeah, I hate it when other people have opinions too...
@mkdoomfan2 hey butthole, I have more likes than you, so put that in your pipe and smoke it.
@djpetitte You sir are a biased jackass. I guess we should all bow to you since you think that only YOUR opinion matters here. Guess what, the world will not revolve around you. I mean no one would praise such a simple minded and mentally incompetent moron like yourself. People both like and hate the series respectfully, and I have no problem with that, but obviously no one can like their own game without you saying what they should and can't like to play. Like I said before, you are a Jackass with no regards to anyone else's opinion... end of story.
@mkdoomfan2 I will call anyone who buys cod year in and year out an idiot, because you would have to be an idiot to do that, and we both know there's tons of idiots out there... end of story.
@djpetitte So? You were expressing your opinion about the game, and called everyone "idiots" for the ones who buy it. If you don't like it, that is %100 your choice, and is perfectly fine. However, you calling everyone idiots for liking a game is just as stupid as the people you make fun of. So please, go on and smoke first :D
Who cares Gaming market is f when Cod sell more than borderlands 2, Kingdoms of amalur and darksiders 2.
Crap title sells great! No news here the worst games always seem to sell the best but maybe that's because they are dumbed down to hell so any idiot(the casual market) can enjoy it.
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