Call of Duty: WWII Nets Over Half a Billion Dollars in Opening Weekend

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Just yesterday, we reported that Call of Duty: WWII had a pretty big first week of release in the UK. Well, as it turns out, it’s a whole lot bigger than we initially realized.

In a press release, Activision has announced that Call of Duty: WWII sales totaled over half a billion dollars over three days! In comparison, it sold twice as many units at launch compared to last year’s Infinite Warfare. Additionally, COD: WWII touts the franchise’s “highest total connected users” for this generation and PC.

Activision’s Call of Duty®: WWII has surpassed more than $500 million in sell-through worldwide in its first three days of release, topping popular theatrical box office openings Thor: Ragnarok and Wonder Woman combined, according to company estimates.  
On PlayStation®4, Call of Duty: WWII set a record as the best-selling digital full game by units sold on its first day of availability. Overall unit sales at launch doubled year-over-year globally.
The gripping, personal narrative, boots-on-the-ground multiplayer and terrifying nazi zombies mode attracted players worldwide resulting in the highest total connected users on current generation consoles and PC in Call of Duty® history.  
Do we still congratulate Activision or just let them roll around in their tubs of money at this point? This is an amazing feat nonetheless, and kudos to Sledgehammer Games for making bank. 
Now that it’s a confirmed financial success, let’s hope that some of the nagging issues are resolved soon, and even some weird design choices are sorted out too.