Modern Warfare 2’s highly anticipated release set to grow console gaming revenue for 2022
A forecast of gaming industry revenue foresees highly anticipated Modern Warfare 2 sales to grow console gaming revenue significantly in 2022.
There are a ton of factors that have contributed to the growing anticipation for Modern Warfare 2. Whether it’s the players’ disappointment with Vanguard or a return to the modern era, the upcoming Call of Duty title is perhaps the most anticipated game in franchise history.
It turns out, that a Global Games Market Report update also predicts Modern Warfare 2 sales to have a major impact on overall console gaming revenue in 2022.
The report shared a ton of interesting information that is mainly positive for the gaming industry. Overall gaming industry revenue continues to grow in 2022 and is estimated to increase by +5.4% from 2021.
You may be surprised to learn that mobile gaming generates the most revenue per platform in the world. Despite the forecast stating that mobile games “will account for 51% of the global market,” some highly anticipated console releases should close the gap significantly by the end of 2022.
Console games are expected to “generate $56.9 billion in 2022, growing +8.4% year on year.” These are positive signs for console gamers and the report points toward premium releases like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as a major factor for growing numbers.
CoD fans have always adored the Modern Warfare series that produced some of the most memorable titles in the franchise. Therefore, it is easy to see how sales for the highly anticipated game will lead to growth within the gaming industry.
While Modern Warfare 2 is expected to be a home run, the report also states, “The ongoing console performance and fervor around live-service games like Fortnite, GTA Online, and Call of Duty Warzone,” are a major factor in producing positive console numbers from year to year.
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