'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' Latest News & Update: CoD Tops Sales Chart, Poor Volume but Huge Revenue
"Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" may have struggled and showed poorly in terms of sales compared to its predecessor "Call of Duty: Black Ops III" but it doesn't mean that it is not earning. Yes, "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfere" had a topsy-turvy start in the US during its first month. However, any CoD is still the king of sales - the latest included.
According to NPD group, "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" tops the sales chart at the end of November and is now the highest-grossing console game of 2016. Sales figure are available after collating both physical and digital tracks, Game Spot reported. Further, details about ho "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" is raking money was based on year-to-date revenue.
There are two theories that was supplanted by this NPD report. First is that gaming industry is not actually dwindling and sales like that of "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" are still solid. What could be the culprit behind impressions of loss is that digital copies are becoming more and more prevalent and it is hard to keep track, as discussed in Quora forum.
Secondly, "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" still have stocks on shelves and figures may still escalate for the next 15 days. Yes, "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" isn't the best-selling game in the US, at least in terms of units but the game is still formidable money-maker.
Here is another thought about "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare," developer Activision may not admit it but game-add on are lucrative so gamers are jumping into it. Remember that remastered version of Modern Warfare can only be obtained after purchasing "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Isn't that a reason to purchase?
"Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" is also effectively luring the gamers into "remastered" trap albeit higher price point. The game sells at more than $80 and is one among the pricier games. Did this high cost helped in offsetting the poor sales in terms of volume?