Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 Becomes Best-Selling on 2017

Activision has been ruling the video game market for consoles with its best-selling titles; Call of Duty: World War II and Destiny 2.

As 2017 is nearing to the end, many console gamers are probably wondering how well their favorite games did on the market. Because, not all game released over the year didn't do very well as they were expected to and then there are titles that did exceptionally well.

Recently, publisher company Activision has revealed one such news regarding two of their most successful titles of the year over consoles; Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2, which shouldn't come as a shock to gamers as it was almost predictable throughout the year.

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Best-Selling Console Games of 2017

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Call of Duty: WWII single handedly brought $1 billion from worldwide in November, which is pretty outstanding considering the last installment from Call of Duty series titled Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare failed to reach out expectations by everyone on so many levels.

Plus, Infinite Warfare is deemed as commercial failure and with the booming success of WWII, seems like Activision is getting back in the gear once again in the market and the future of the series is safe for now.

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They acknowledged that not only Call of Duty: WWII has earned them some big bucks, it also is the record-breaking bestselling console game for the company now. In the 2017 Game Awards, WWII was also picked up as the contender for best multiplayer game among many other AAA titles of the industry, which backs it up pretty nicely.

Call of Duty has always been a successful gaming franchise for the past nine years and with the impressive dominance of the recent entry of WWII, the series proved the power of its very own fan base is like no other once more.

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Activision's 2017 Publishing Landmarks

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The other game from the same banner this year, Destiny 2 is also doing very well ever since it came out. The game managed to satisfy the eager crowd who was anticipating for its release. According to Activision, it became one of the biggest PC launch upon making debut on Blizzard’s Battle.net.

Though Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 are developed by Sledgehammer Games and Bungie respectively, they both came out in market from the big banner of Activision, which actually proved pretty positive for the games in overall.

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The publisher set another history on PlayStation 4 of being the #1 remastered collection with the release of The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Throughout the year other games like Horizon Zero Dawn, Super Mario Odyssey and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was also quite popular among gamers.