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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Destiny are top two selling console titles of 2014


activision-logoBased on the most recent sales figures, Activision franchises are really cleaning up this year. Thanks to the one-two punch of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Destiny, the company has secured the #1 and #2 spots on the retail console sales charts for all of 2014.

Destiny also was the top new video game franchise of the year (through November), and the company also confirmed that Skylanders Trap Team and its menagerie of figures scored the “#1 kids video game franchise of the year” position.

Read on for the announcement.

Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., has delivered the top two selling console retail releases of the year to date overall in the U.S., as well as the #1 kids video game franchise of 2014, based on retail sell-through, according to the NPD Group, through November.  In only its first month of release, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is already the #1 top-selling console game of the year through November in the U.S. overall, as well as individually on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Destiny, the epic new release from Bungie, is the #2 top-selling console game among all titles in the U.S. in 2014 through November and Skylanders is the #1 kids video game franchise of the year through November in the U.S., based on retail sell-through including toys and accessories.

“To date, 2014 has been a series of number ones for Activision Publishing: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the #1 top-selling game of the year, Skylanders is the #1 kids video game franchise of the year, and Destiny is the #1 top-selling new video game franchise of the year,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO, Activision Publishing, Inc. “We are excited about how fans have responded to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Destiny and Skylanders Trap Team, and have even more great new content in store in 2015.”

Activision’s lineup of Call of Duty, Destiny and Skylanders achieved the following in the U.S. through November 2014, according to NPD:

  • #1 and #2 top selling console titles: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Destiny
  • #1 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • #1 kids video game franchise: Skylanders
  • #1 top-selling new video game franchise of the year through November: Destiny
  • Call of Duty leads November console game sales for 6th consecutive year

Destiny – Standard Edition – PlayStation 4


Manufacturer: Activision Inc.
ESRB Rating: Teen
Platform: PlayStation 4
Genre: shooter-action-game-genre

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