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‘Call of Duty: WWII’ Debuts to Half a Billion Dollar Launch Weekend

The Call of Duty franchise shows no sign of slowing down with the debut of Call of Duty: WWII.

Activision’s Call of Duty: WWII opening weekend raked in over $500 million in sold-through copies worldwide – doubling last year’s sales for Infinite Warfare. In comparison, the newest Call of Duty had a bigger opening weekend than Thor: Ragnarok and Wonder Woman combined!

“We challenged our players to get their squads back together and they answered the call, with the highest number of players we’ve ever seen on current gen consoles and PC,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision, in a statement. “Call of Duty: WWII returns the franchise to its roots and the results are incredible, selling twice as many units in its opening weekend as last year, and setting the day one record for full-game downloads on PlayStation 4. Our $500 million opening weekend was not only bigger than Thor: Ragnarok‘s, it was bigger than the opening weekends of both Thor and Wonder Woman combined. And we’re committed to supporting the community with continuous improvements and new content

Call of Duty: WII is now available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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