Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Infinity Ward

Call of Duty: Ghosts tops charts, logs over 1 billion matches globally

Call of Duty Ghosts (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One) Top Selling Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has released a number of new stats today suggesting that Call of Duty: Ghosts is finding a warm welcome in the latest console generation. According to the release, Microsoft has named Ghosts as the most-played Xbox One multiplayer title in the world, while Sony announced that it is the most-played PlayStation 4 game. Ghosts is also the top-selling Xbox One game in the UK, and in the US, it is the top-selling PS4 and Xbox One title at several retailers, including GameStop and Walmart. And for added measure, the release also added that over 1 billion multiplayer matches have been played to date and that Microsoft has named it the most-played multiplayer game for 360.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Ghosts

(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Ghosts

“… what it lacks in boldness it makes up for with a bombastic campaign, an increased focus on fluidity, and enjoyable new modes.”

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Call of Duty: Ghosts passes $1 billion in sales to retail on day one

Call of Duty Ghosts (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Billion in Sales Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Call of Duty train chugs along as Activision has announced that the latest entry, Call of Duty: Ghosts, has generated sales of over a billion dollars to retail on its first day of release. The release also noted that it has reached the first spot on Xbox Live, and that player sessions for Ghosts have been longer than for Black Ops II or Modern Warfare 3 for the same period.

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New Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer debuts Extinction co-op mode

Treyarch has released a new trailer debuting Extinction for Call of Duty: Ghost. Set in a remote town in Colorado, Extinction pits a team of up to four players against swarms of aliens as they defend makeshift bases, scavenge for gear, and gain experience by surviving.

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Even space isn’t safe in Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay launch trailer

In anticipation of Call of Duty: Ghosts’ release early next month, Activision has released a new gameplay launch trailer. (Note: there’s a surprising amount of Eminem.) In Ghosts, players follow a squad of soldiers who are on the front lines in a war against an ascending superpower as America struggles to recover from recent attacks.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer details cross-platform Clans, Clan Wars

Activision has released a new trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts revealing Clans and Clan Wars. Clans is a feature for multiplayer that allows players to group together to battle through unique playlists for special unlocks and is tied to an app to alter info and set up games. It will also be cross-platform compatible, with the exception of Nintendo’s systems, a first for the series. Clan Wars is a downloadable game that pits clans against one another to secure battlefield locations to unlock bonus items and gain additional experience.

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Squads introduced in new Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer

Activision has released a new trailer showcasing squads, teammate AI that will allow players to take part in new modes with customized squadmates. Players will be able to engage in other players and their squads competitively or team up to battle alongside one another against computer-controlled squads. Squads gain experience and level up, unlocking more options for greater customization, while the player’s experience counts towards multiplayer progress.

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Space shootouts and more in Call of Duty: Ghosts campaign trailer

A new single-player campaign trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts has been released by Activision. The nearly three-minute video begins with a gunfight … in space. It looks as though Infinity Ward is on track to top Modern Warfare 3’s campaign, which was ridiculously over the top with global carnage and a rather nice near-future invasion of Normandy. As someone who plays the campaign: thumbs up.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts upgrade announced, current to next gen for $10

Call of Duty Ghosts (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Upgrade Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sony’s publisher-specific upgrade promotion we mentioned yesterday, as part of a plan to ease the transition to PS4 by allowing PS3 owners to purchase digital versions of PS4 titles for a discounted price, has been detailed a bit more by Activision. The publisher announced today that gamers who purchase the PS3 version of Call of Duty: Ghosts will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for $10 for a limited time. However, they also announced that they have struck a deal with Amazon and GameStop to allow Xbox 360 owners the same opportunity, who will now be able to upgrade to the Xbox One version for $10. There are also plans to allow for Season Pass Content and in-game progress to be transferred over at no charge for a limited time.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer live stream kicking off shortly

Gamers eager to find out what Call of Duty: Ghosts has in store for multiplayer will be able to get their fill today with Infinity Ward’s live stream reveal. Check out the video above to see what all is in store. The event begins shortly, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT)/12:30 p.m. (CST).

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