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‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Launch Breaks Records for Activision

Another hit maker from the COD franchise

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Activision’s “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” has set a new launch day record, the new release is now the biggest day one digital release in the company’s history. According to Activision, digital sales for the first day of release broke the franchise record, which was set in 2017 by “Call of Duty: WWII”.

Released Friday, Black Ops 4 also set a new PlayStation record for day one digital full game sales on PlayStation Store, globally. The title also quickly became the best-selling Activision Xbox One digital game on day one, globally. The first Call of Duty release ever on Blizzard’s Battle.net, the PC version of Black Ops 4 also delivered a new franchise high in which launch day PC digital sales more than doubled year on year.

In its first day of availability, the total number of people who connected online to play Black Ops 4 increased from last year’s release.

“Black Ops 4 is an incredible game, and the community’s response to it has been amazing. We have shattered multiple digital day one sales records, and the number of people who connected online on day one to play has grown year on year,” said Rob Kostich, EVP and GM, Call of Duty. “But probably the most important thing is that the community is having so much fun across Multiplayer, Zombies and Blackout. We are so incredibly thankful for the community’s trust and support. This is just the beginning, it’s going to be an incredible journey with Black Ops 4.”

Digital downloads of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 are based on unit sell-through on the first day of availability worldwide. Largest day one digital sales in Activision history based on combined console and PC units sold through on the first day of availability worldwide. Largest day one digital full game sales on PlayStation Store according to PlayStation. Largest Activision Xbox One digital game sales in Activision’s history based on Activision sales data.

If you haven’t picked up the best-seller yet, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 comes in the following editions:

The Standard and Digital Standard Edition can be found here on Amazon for $59. The Mystery Box Collector’s Edition can be found here on Amazon for $199. The Digital Deluxe Enhanced Edition with Black Ops Pass and more can be found here on Amazon for $129. The Digital Deluxe Edition with Black Ops Pass and more can be found here on Amazon for $99. The Pro Edition is at Gamestop for for $119.