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AC Valhalla Beats COD: Black Ops Cold War In UK Sales

AC: Valhalla has knocked COD: Black Ops Cold War off its high horse by outselling the FPS juggernaut. While further bringing COD’s 13 year old reign of being No. 1 in sales to an end, according to

Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty are a couple of game franchises that have survived for long time in the industry. Nevertheless both show no signs of stopping as both franchises have shown record sales. However, AC: Valhalla has taken the lead in boxed sales. Interestingly both games are very different, as they both are different in genre, setting, and contrast in multiplayer and single player gameplay.

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AC: Valhalla & COD: Black Ops Cold War Stats

AC: Valhalla launch sales doubled that of previous title AC: Odyssey. Data reported by showed that Valhalla had an incredible week of sales. With 42% of sales from PS4 and 18% of sales from PS5, while rest of sales came from the Xbox version.

COD: Black ops Cold War didn’t sell near as well. As physical sales were down by more than 64% compared with sales of COD: Modern Warfare. With 39% of COD sales coming from PS4, 34% from the Xbox version. While the PS5 (SKU) sold 17% and 9% for the Xbox Series. Nevertheless COD sales have been doing well worldwide. As Anna Malmhake , the managing director for Activision Blizzard (EMEA) stated that COD Black Ops Cold War “set a new record as the highest first day digital sales worldwide in franchise history.” Reported by

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Factors That should be taken into account

There are many factors at play here as AC: Valhalla released a week ago on November 10th. While COD: Black Ops Cold War has been out since 13th November. Furthermore, retail has had to adapt to COVID restrictions, combined with a second lockdown in the UK. Making it understandable that physical sales will be affected. Get Assassin’s Creed Valhalla here & check this deal on the XBOX version of Black Ops Cold War here.

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