Call of Duty: Black Ops II Sells More Than 11M Units Opening Week

by playstationiso on November 23, 2012

First week sales of Call of Duty: Black Ops II are in. The game sold 11.22 million units across the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. The Wii U version of the game was released the following week, November 18, as a launch title in North America.

The Xbox 360 version was the top selling version with sales of 6.21 million units. This is a 55 percent market share of the total sales. The PlayStation 3 version sold 4.61 million units, or 41 percent of the total sales. The PC version sold 400,859 units in its opening week.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Opening Week Sales

Black Ops II outsold the previous Black Ops game by five percent or 550,000 units. Black Ops sold 10.67 million units in its opening. However Black Ops was also available for the Wii and DS. If you subtract the Wii and DS versions, Black Ops sold 10.57 million units in its opening week.

While Black Ops II beat the original Black Ops game, it did not break the record for the best opening week for a Call of Duty game. That honors goes to last years game, Modern Warfare 3, which went on to sell 13.45 million units in its opening week. Like with Black Ops, the game is also available for the Wii and DS, however the two versions sold less than 100,000 units combined in its opening week.

The Xbox 360 version of Modern Warfare 3 sold 7.50 million units in its opening week, or 1.29 million more than Black Ops II (X360). The PlayStation 3 version sold 5.38 million units in its opening week, or 770,000 more than Black Ops II (PS3). The PC version sold 477,971 units in its opening week or 77,112 more than Black Ops II (PC).

As a side note, Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified (PSV) sold 118,615 units in its opening week.

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