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It’s official. Call of Duty: WWII is Activision’s biggest ever console digital launch
December 21, 2017
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The numbers are out, and Activision has delivered the No. 1 and No. 2 top selling console video games in North America this year. Top of the list  is Call of Duty: WWII, the biggest console digital launch in Activision Publishing history, and the top-selling console franchise worldwide eight of the last nine years. COD: WWII crossed $1 billion in sell-through worldwide since launch last month, and is also the top selling console video game of the year in North America, extending Call of Duty’s run as the No. 1 top selling console video game franchise in North America for nine consecutive years, based on revenue.

Destiny 2 secured its status as the No. 2 highest selling console video game in North America for the year, based on revenue, while also becoming the biggest PC launch in Activision Publishing history, based on units.

Also high on the honors list is Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, a 2017 remastered collection featuring one of the most iconic and famed personalities in video game history. The Crash Bandicoot Trilogy is the No. 1 top selling remastered collection in PS4 history.

by Anil George

Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2015 and 2016. Anil is also the Middle East’s first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.