Activision has today announced some momentous news for Call of Duty Modern Warfare on the eve of another big content drop from the developer.
According to Activision Publishing, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 is the most played Call of Duty game this console generation.
No other CoD game on PS4 or Xbox One has seen such a remarkable release
Here's some official news, direct from Activision.
"Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare continues to drive momentum delivering new highs in multiplayer engagement within the franchise for this console generation. Modern Warfare has outpaced all previous Call of Duty multiplayer experiences of this generation in hours played, hours per player and average daily players on its way to becoming the most played Call of Duty multiplayer in the first 50 days since launch in six years."
As well as the above, Activision has also confirmed that Modern Warfare has managed to pass the $1 billion sales mark worldwide, attributing to 500 million hours played and over 300 million multiplayer matches since the end of November.
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"The award-winning title, which has sold more than $1 billion in sell-through worldwide, has surpassed 500 million multiplayer hours played since release with nearly 300 million multiplayer matches," the Activision announcement boasted.
"Upon release, the title featured a series of firsts for Call of Duty, including crossplay and cross-progression support, as well as the removal of Season Pass and delivery of new post-release content coming free to all players on all platforms.
“The momentum for Modern Warfare from day one has been incredible. Players are having a great time and are continuing to engage across the multiplayer experience at the highest level in years. We’re also seeing new franchise highs for this console generation in hours played, hours per player and average daily players,” said Byron Beede, executive vice president and general manager for Call of Duty, Activision.
“It’s great to see the fan response to the hard work from our development teams led by Infinity Ward. Players are having a great time, and there’s much more to come as we continue to deliver new content.”
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The news arrives, as Activision is also quick to point out, ahead of another slew of free content coming to the game later today
“We’re bringing our players together to play across all platforms and that continues today with a new wave of content coming to everyone for free,” said Patrick Kelly, co-studio head and creative director for developer Infinity Ward.
“Starting today Vacant and Shipment are in full multiplayer rotation. Players can also jump into new Gunfight maps, play a new Special Ops mission and play fun new modes, starting with Cranked.”.
Today's new content is expected to drop at the usual time for most Call of duty Modern Warfare updates, arriving across all platforms at roughly 6pm GMT.
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