With practically 12 million video games being bought all through Europe in the course of the month of October, Name of Obligation Trendy Warfare 2 at the moment sits soundly on high of the European gaming charts.
The First-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward and revealed by Activation Blizzard shot straight to the number one spot lower than one week after its launch. Early gross sales studies present that Trendy Warfare 2 has already greater than doubled its gross sales in comparison with final yr’s Name of Obligation: Vanguard. Trendy Warfare 2 has practically exceeded Name of Obligation: Vanguard’s complete gross sales and is already within the high 3 best-selling video games of the yr, after simply 2 weeks.
Sport gross sales are up throughout the board in comparison with final yr’s numbers, with the recognition of digital downloads persevering with to develop in favor of bodily retail copies. Beating the likes of FIFA 23 and the ever-popular GTA V, which take the quantity 2 and three spots respectfully, Name of Obligation MW2 appears to be like to be nicely on its strategy to changing into this yr’s best-selling sport and one of many highest-grossing Name of Obligation of all time.
Rounding out the remainder of the highest 5 spots are WB Video games Superhero Motion role-playing sport, Gotham Knights, and Nintendo’s turn-based action-adventure, Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope.
A number of different video games additionally broke into the charts this month. With Paradox Interactive’s technique sport, Victoria 3 snapping up the quantity 9 spot, and Focus Leisure’s survival epic sequel, A Plague Story Requiem coming in at quantity 12 on the listing.
What’s considerably stunning although, is that it was the PS5 and never the Nintendo Change, that took the title of the best-selling console for the month. That is the primary time in over a yr that the Nintendo console has been knocked off the number one spot.
With Black Friday and Christmas simply across the nook, will probably be fascinating to see the overall variety of video games bought and if Name of Obligation will nonetheless be on high of the listing come the brand new yr.