CoD 2 hits 1 million
9/12/2006 7:00:00 PM
Activision's successful WW2 shooter hit a milestone today, with Call of Duty 2 selling over 1 million copies on the 360. A multiplayer powerhouse, CoD fit Xbox Live like a glove and was one of the best selling launch titles for the 360 console. The third game, coming out this holiday season, will probably be just as popular.
SALES OF CALL OF DUTY 2 FOR THE XBOX 360 TOP ONE MILLION UNITS IN THE U.S.
Santa Monica, CA – Sept. 12, 2006 – Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Infinity Ward’s critically acclaimed Call of Duty® 2 for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system has sold more than one million units in the U.S. alone, according to NPD Funworld.
The award-winning title is the # 1 best selling game on Xbox 360 and continues to be among the highest rated games for the platform, according to Gamerankings data.
“We are proud that Call of Duty 2 is the first title to sell over one million units on the Xbox 360 in the U.S.” said Robin Kaminsky, executive vice president, Activision Publishing. “Activision has made a strong commitment to develop leading franchises for the next-generation consoles and we look forward to continuing that successful strategy with our titles launching on Xbox 360 PlayStation® 3 and the Wii™ this fall.”