Despite being released back in November, Call of Duty: Black Ops continues to receive accolades and this is the biggest of them all. It has just been confirmed that the game is now officially the biggest selling game in the US in history.
The news has come from the NDP Group who confirm that Black Ops’ 13.7 million sales in the US beats Nintendo’s Wii Play to become the best selling game in history, as reported from CVG – quite a remarkable achievement when you put it into perspective against some of the amazing games we’ve seen over the years.
It also may be a surprise to some of you who were previously thinking that Black Ops would never touch Modern Warfare 2 in terms of both gameplay and sales, but it looks like Treyarch is having the last laugh.
The question on our minds though, is will the upcoming Modern Warfare 3 be able to top Black Ops? It’s meant to be releasing in November, just like Modern Warfare 2 and Black Ops did, and it will also be going head to head with Battlefield 3 which is worth a mention.
Do you think Modern Warfare 3 will beat Black Ops, or has Treyarch’s game set a benchmark? We all said at the time when Modern Warfare 2 was breaking records that it wouldn’t be beaten, so don’t be surprised if Modern Warfare 3 ends up doing the same. Let’s hope Activision and Infinity Ward, what’s left of them do not disappoint.
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