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 Gamesindustry.biz.
AC: Valhalla launch sales doubled that of previous title AC: Odyssey. Data reported by Gamesindustry.biz 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 Gamesindustry.biz
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.