The publisher also noted that the total number of players rose compared to a year ago, though it didn't provide any specific numbers. To provide additional context, Activision also revealed that player numbers increased with Black Ops 4, surpassing that of Call of Duty: WWII and the previous installment in this sub-series, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.
Additionally, based on minutes watched, the title delivered the highest level of viewership through launch weekend on Twitch in franchise history.
The Call of Duty game franchise might be 15 years old, but it's not showing any signs of a significant slowdown. Furthermore, sales of the physical copies have struck an 11-year low for Activision and this sends a strong message where gamers are ready for a full-digital experience on consoles.
For more on Black Ops 4, check out how we're handling its review a bit differently. We've made a decision to roundup all the most current reviews from the major outlets in one spot for your reading pleasure.
Meanwhile, members of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 community have stated certain aspects about the game such as its assault rifles and Specialist abilities such as Nomad's dog being points of concern.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is now available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC! For the latest intel check out: www.callofduty.com, www.youtube.com/callofduty and follow @CallofDuty and @Treyarch on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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Remains of fetuses and infants found at second Detroit funeral home
Oct 22, 2018 - 04:13
Those remains were found after state regulators in Lansing received an anonymous letter. McMath had services for her mother, Delores, at the Perry Funeral Home on October 6.
The Yellow iPhone XR Is Already in Short Supply
Oct 22, 2018 - 03:45
This is significantly lower than the XS and XS Max , and at par with the launch prices of last year's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The iPhone XR will cost R15,999 in South Africa for the 64GB version, iStore South Africa has announced .
Trump wants to know more about Saudi journalist's death
Oct 22, 2018 - 03:24
Democratic Representative Adam Schiff of California said Saudi Arabia's claim that Mr Khashoggi died in a brawl was not credible. They said the "hypotheses" proposed so far in the Saudi investigation need to be backed by facts to be considered credible.
Mourinho Reveals Conversation With Chelsea Coach After Bust-Up
Oct 22, 2018 - 01:07
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was involved in ugly scenes at the end of his return to Stamford Bridge. If I knew I would have been able to immediately change the situation.
Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week
Oct 20, 2018 - 05:13
Still, Bell has engaged in no known contact with the Steelers, meaning he could appear out of nowhere or decide to stay away. In the grand scheme of things, the Pittsburgh Steelers probably didn't want to have their bye week this week.
At least 50 dead as train hits crowd watching fireworks in India
Oct 20, 2018 - 05:12
Railways have issued helpline numbers for assistance in Amritsar train accident:The numbers are 0183-2223171 and 0183-2564485. However it was also the responsibility of the railway staff that clears tracks and keeps an eye on obstacles, sources said.
Canada is the second country to legalize recreational cannabis
Oct 20, 2018 - 04:42
The change was a 2015 campaign promise by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who argued that previous drug laws were ineffective. It's also still illegal for minors to smoke pot - and sharing a toke with one could get you up to 14 years in jail.
Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border
Oct 20, 2018 - 01:19
Migrants broke down the gates at the border crossing and began streaming toward a bridge into Mexico. On Thursday he threatened to close the US border if Mexico didn't stop the caravan .
China to launch 'moon' to light up city at night
Oct 19, 2018 - 16:15
While it might sound implausible, Wu says the technology has been in the works for years and has now "matured" toward readiness.
YouTube up and running after suffering temporary outage around the world
Oct 19, 2018 - 13:08
As of 10.35PM ET, the account is still replying to reports of the Youtube outage saying that the team is working on the problem. Attempts to visit individual channels on the website returned "500 Internal Server Error" messages.
Top Afghan police chief killed, 3 Americans wounded in Kandahar attack
Oct 19, 2018 - 12:43
Greene was killed and about a dozen US soldiers were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire inside a building in Kabul . A police chief was killed after one of his own guards gunned him and officials down in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.
The Debate - Israel Gaza Escalation
Oct 18, 2018 - 04:58
But he said Israeli policy dictated an "immediate and forceful retaliation" against Hamas because the groups controls Gaza. In retaliation Israel struck 20 targets in Gaza, killing one Palestinian, according to the Hamas-run health ministry .
Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town
Oct 18, 2018 - 04:43
One woman even had the flies swatted away by Harry , who drew laughs from the crowd for this comical swatting technique. She doesn't plan on letting royal fans down though, with all 76 engagements of the 16-day tour set to go ahead.
Jose Mourinho charged for alleged abusive comments
Oct 18, 2018 - 04:02
It is understood that Allegri could be offered a three-year contract to succeed Jose Mourinho by United , with a budget of around €200million to spend on new players.
Trump says it's not his fault if Republicans lose the House
Oct 18, 2018 - 03:49
He added: "I have a natural instinct for science, and I will say that you have scientists on both sides of the picture". Mr Trump called his son a "good young guy" and said he did what any political aide would have done.