More than 60 million players are active on the free battle royale-game of call of Duty. The number of players is still growing every day. The makers of the game, Activision, announced this after presentation of the quarterly figures.
About two months ago, the makers of call of Duty their latest new game Modern Warfare from. In the game it is possible to battle royale like in Fortnite, called War zone. Only is in War zone modern warfare the theme.
Thanks to the corona crisis
Compared to the other games from call of Duty are the sales figures of Modern Warfare the best. In March, the company saw a significant increase due to the corona crisis that brought more people home.
The free to play game War zone came out on March 10 and had already attracted 6 million players after 24 hours. Three days later, the number rose to 15 million, and after a month, 50 million users were already playing the game. Activision Blizzard jointly had revenues of $ 1.79 billion (or about 1.65 billion euros) in the first quarter. So the company is very pleased with it War zone and plans to invest more in the game.
Popular game type
Battle royale is a type of game where a large number of players compete against each other to survive last. The name comes from the Japanese film Battle Royale from 2000. Meanwhile, Activision also added a battle royalemode to the previous Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. And also the makers of Battlefield V made this possible.