Domination "Call of Duty Tops Sale Charts for 7th Straight Year in a Row!"

The sales have all been totaled from 2016 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has been named highest in game sales. This officially makes it 7 years in a row a Call of Duty title has been named first in sales. Originally developed by "Infinity Ward" in 2003 Call of Duty received so much interest that the franchise decided to add a second main developer "Treyarch" in 2005 in order to allow developers to focus on continued support for released titles and development of new titles at the same time.

Call of Duty Franchise

Popularity of Call of Duty doubled after the release of Modern Warfare 2 which continued to rise until the release of Black Ops in November 2010. The first title developed by Treyarch. This became the first year COD was recorded as #1 on the sales charts. Thereafter popularity continued to grow all the way up to 2011 to the point the franchise sought to add a third main developer "Sledgehammer" to create a cycle that would allow a new title released every year by a different developer, allowing developers 3 years in beetween release dates to perfect their games.

Black ops

Developer "Treyarch"

5.6 million copies sold in the first 24 hours.

Modern Warfare 3

Developer's "Infinity Ward", "Sledgehammer", "Raven Software"

Over 6.5 million copies sold and grossed over $400 million in the U.S. And U.K. alone in the first 24 hours of sales.

Black Ops 2

Developer "Treyarch"

Launched on November 13, 2012 grossing over $500 million in sales in under 24 hours. Remained largest entertainment launch of all time for almost an entire year!


Developer's "Infinity Ward", "Neversoft", "Raven Software"

Received High reviews for Best Mutiplayer and addition of Extinction mode. The first title to switch from a zombie mode to an alien survival mode.

Advanced Warfare

Developer "Sledgehammer"

Regarded as holding the best commercial advertising, utilizing actors such as Kevin Spacey and Troy Baker. This was also the first COD to break down the game mechanics and rebuild new ones from scratch. Hints the Exo Suit Movement capabilities.

Black Ops 3

Developer "Treyarch"

One of the top games in sales for the current edition consoles. The Zombies mode and Season Content are praised for the success of this title.

Infinite Warfare

Developer "Infinty Ward"

The most recent title from the COD franchise. This received a lot of criticism from fans after the reveal. However reviews were high after release. The campaign was considered a step up from the past 2 titles. Though criticism continued "Infinite Warfare" still managed to capture the #1 spot in sales for the year.

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Talmage Blevins


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