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Call of Duty will be a blueprint for growing the rest of Activision’s games

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 5 February 2021 12:14 GMT Activision’s massive success with Call of Duty recently is informing how the publisher plans to grow its biggest franchises.Activision has announced on Thursday that its success with Call of Duty will inspire how it handles the rest of its catalogue. The publisher, which boasted impressive revenue and growth from Call of Duty, is specifically referring to the series’ multiple points of entry.Previously, Call of Duty was only available through its yearly premium games. Activision, however, sought to expand the player base by offering some version of the best-selling shooter outside of…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare smashes franchise sales record

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 2 November 2020 12:27 GMT Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has sold more copies in its first year than any other entry in the franchise so far.That’s according to publisher Activision, who told investors – as transcribed by Seeking Alpha – that Modern Warfare had smashed series records. Notably, the firm didn’t actually put a figure on how many copies it had shifted in the last 12 months, but two-thirds of these purchases were made digitally.The company also boasts that the premium Modern Warfare and the free-to-play battle royale Warzone have “more than three times” the…