In the framework of a month marked by records for the video game industry, April 2020 has also been historic for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, because according to the analysis firm NPD, the latest installment in the Activision series it became the fourth fastest-selling game in the documented history of the United States, not to mention it’s the best-selling title of 2020; the best-selling of the period between April 2019 and April 2020; And, as we previously reported, the second best-selling game of the month in question, only behind Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 ranked seventh among best-selling gamesBut April was not only an extraordinary month for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, but for the franchise in general, as the remastering of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 ranked seventh among the best-selling games of the month in the United States, driven for his outdated debut on Xbox One and PC.
It should be noted that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare debuted just last October 25 and received, at the end of December, the successful battle-royale, Warzone, which already has 50 million players. And it is also important to note that the pandemic and confinement have played leading roles in the positive behavior of the video game market, which was entering a slump due to the generational transition.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is, in turn, a reboot of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, which debuted in 2007 and was responsible for making the saga an annual best-seller that, against the odds, does not seem to lose Bellows despite the years.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is just days away from advancing to Multiplayer Season 4, while rumors of the imminent announcement of Call of Duty 2020 are getting louder.