Black Ops Cold War reportedly sold 5.7M digital units

Keshav Bhat

Analytical firm SuperData is out with their latest monthly game market report. The report highlights the biggest successes of the gaming industry for each month.

In their report, their data shows Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the highest generating title, in terms of revenue, on consoles during the entire month of November.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare also made the lists on the PC and console side.

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In terms of actual sales figures, SuperData analytics estimates that Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War sold over 5.7 million digital units in November 2020. This makes it the highest selling digital Call of Duty game since Black Ops 4 for the month. It was a 7% increase over Black Ops 4.

Their report also states that Modern Warfare, however, did have more active players online in the month thanks to Warzone’s free to play connection to the game.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War sold 5.7M digital units in November, a 7% increase compared to the previous franchise record holder Black Ops 4. The ongoing success of the free-to-play Warzone mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare helped drive interest in the latest title. Warzone will likely continue to be the most common way gamers experience Call of Duty on PC or console in the near future. Thanks to Warzone, Modern Warfare had 2.7 times as many players as Cold War in November 2020.

Activision has not disclosed actual sales figures for Black Ops Cold War. The company did confirm that Cold War’s digital sales on day 1 were the highest in franchise history.

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