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Submitted by trunkswd 303d ago | rumor

PlayStation 4 Launch Sales Are In - Call of Duty: Ghosts Leads the Pack

"The PlayStation 4 launched on Friday in North America and set a record for the biggest opening for a console in history. The console sold 984,212 units in the US week one, according to VGChartz. The PlayStation 4 also sold 1.06 million units across North America. Week one sales is also for only two days, Friday and Saturday.

Software figures for the US first two days are also in. Call of Duty: Ghosts leads the pack with sales 703,638. That would add up to a 71 percent attach rate. Battlefield 4 sold 396,187 units. That would put the attach rate at 40 percent for the game.

Killzone: Shadow Fall was the top selling exclusive with 355,148 units sold. The attach for the game is at 36 percent in the first two days on sale. The other launch exclusive, Knack, ended up selling 102,749 units." (Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, Madden NFL 25, NBA 2K14, Need For Speed: Rivals, PS4)

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TomShoe  +   303d ago
Sony world domination is imminent.

"Live in Our World, Play in Yours"

(See what I did there?)
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JhawkFootball06  +   303d ago
@TomShoe

I'm sorry but your comment is just completely off topic. This article is posting sales numbers of PS4 Launch Games from highest selling to lowest. Commenting "Sony world domination is imminent" really has nothing to add about your thoughts on the various game sales numbers.
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TomShoe  +   303d ago
*sigh*

I guess no one got the joke. I figure it was a little too high-brow.

What I meant by "world domination" was that I was excited that Sony's launch was the current greatest in NA history. 1 million consoles in 24 hours is nothing to scoff at. Many consoles can't even make that much in whole months (looking at you, Wii U). I have the feeling that they'll control sales in NA, and the rest of the world is currently no contest. Besides the United Kingdom, Brazil(?) and the wild-card of China, the rest of the world is currently Playstation Nation.

The "Live in Our World" bit was a reference to one of Sony's earlier commercials in which they said "Live in YOUR world, play in OURS." I switched up the two worlds to say that Sony would be controlling the world, at least in terms of console gaming.

I wasn't as off-topic as you might think, but my crappy joke-telling probably ruined it :P

EDIT: It's not about the the PS4 games sales, it's about the CONSOLE SALES. They're they greatest of ALL TIME.
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JhawkFootball06  +   303d ago
@TomShoe

Don't worry we all understood what you meant. But what does all the "babble" you just typed have to do with Call of Duty Ghosts leading the PS4 games launch day sales 703,638 to Battlefield 4 at 396,187?
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Clarence  +   303d ago
The articles also says how many ps4 consoles sold. It also states that the PS4 had the biggest opening for a console in history. His comment was referring to how well the ps4 did.
Army_of_Darkness  +   303d ago
EA dice just killed their chances of ever reaching the sales level of COD due to their crappy, rushed,short, glitched infested battlefield 4 game.
They had a very good chance to shine on a next gen console from the get go and they F*#ked it up.
mikeslemonade  +   303d ago
What's with all the disagrees for pro-Sony comments?? Probably because we're are all busy trying to level up in COD, BF and KZ.
starchild  +   303d ago
Call of Duty Ghosts the
best seller...just goes to show how completely irrelevant the opinions of fanboys on the internet are in the real world.
Utalkin2me  +   303d ago
Im sure the digital upgrade is also playing a major part in these Ghost sales too.
itBourne  +   303d ago
Noooooo, not another CoD infested generation = (
GT67  +   303d ago
and MS will lie to say they sold more than sony on one day launch sales or have no heat issues mark my words.

it's a comin.
@ itbourne

yep another fking 7 years of COD,BATTLEFIELD,KILLZONE,Grand Theft Auto type games. wake me after 7 yrs pass and someTHING new is made outside of open world and FPS games good lord how long must we wait for something different than killing military games.
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Volkama  +   303d ago
@Utalkin2me I don't think VGChartz can track those digital upgrades. Those probably need to be added on to this ridiculous number.

Starchild it absolutely right. Those of us commenting on sites like this are a drop in the ocean.
dantesparda  +   303d ago
@starchild
"just goes to show how completely irrelevant the opinions of fanboys on the internet are in the real world"

You're a fanboy, and thats your "opinion", therefore not "relevant"
warczar  +   303d ago
@starchild

No, It just means there are over 700,000 people who love to play the same shit over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over again.

That's 1 "over" for every COD game made since 2007, pretty monotonous huh?
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Vojkan  +   303d ago
VGchartz buahahahah numbers are way higher people
VGbullshit hahahaa
FamilyGuy  +   303d ago
So how is Ghost doing online?
I've read BF4 had some problems but is Ghost playing smoothly on PS4 so far?

I'm not too into CoD but I like playing it for it's constantly packed community so it's fun and good to have compared to some games that might have a dead online community a couple months after launch.

For example I was considering getting injustice but looking at those ps4 sales numbers makes it seem like it'd be hard to find a match soon.
Ju  +   303d ago
Can't tell...but I have no problems what so ever getting into games - and this includes all games I tried: KZ, BF, Warframe, Blacklight, NFS. All work just fine. Why wouldn't CoD?
Ares84HU  +   303d ago
CoD runs smooth online though I must say that these sales numbers suprise me. At any given time on CoD online there are 20-30 thousand people on. On previous CoD games it was easily in 100-200thousand at any given time. If they sold close to a million shouldn't there be more people playing? Just find this strange. Anyways, no problem getting into games in CoD however I can only play Rush on BF4 because all the other modes just don't work for me. It keeps on giving me this time out error message and believe me, I tried a lot of times. Could be just me or a few more people, I don't know but it's really annoying. DICE promised a patch for next week, I hope that problem will be fixed by than.

Also had a lot of problems joining a game in Blacklight but when I did I was really dissapointed. It's a very bad game. Deleted it after 2 matches. CoD and BF does online shooting better there is no need for Blacklight. Maybe if they've done a story mode but it's only online. They just can't compete with BF and CoD. Don't waste your time on it.
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FamilyGuy  +   303d ago
Tanks for the feedback guys. I asked cuz of the issues I was reading on here about BF while seeing none (none noticed) about Ghost.
kevnb  +   303d ago
71 percent attach rate for cod? Must be shipped numbers...
iiwii  +   303d ago
or PS4 fans sending a big middle finger to EA for screwing them out of Titanfall
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   303d ago
I can't help but to read any and all world domination claims on Stewie's voice. VICTORY IS MINE!
Veneno  +   303d ago
stewie is the most obnoxious character and family guy is the most obnoxious, mediocre animation to ever acheive its level of success.
tonywood  +   303d ago
I Got It...

However, keep in mind that most people on here and either flaming fanboys, out of shape nerds with no life (or girlfriend), little kids, topic trolls, and/or under educated (in terms of metaphors).

Although I completly agree with your thoughts.....I'm quite intrested in seeing if M$ can pull an "Empire Strikes Back" this weekend.

NOTE...I won't even entertain Nintendo, as the Wii had its Mid Major BCS busting moment. However, their back to reality now. (But I will buy a wii u...when its hits $199, what it is REALLY worth!)
DomceM  +   303d ago
Some people are also worthless casuals who support cancer in the video game industry. Like yourself for example.

No need to get upset mate.
MarkusMcNugen  +   303d ago
Yet the guy who refers to Microsoft as M$ is not one of those things.
kenshiro100  +   303d ago
People love their Call of Duties, it seems. :/

I'm willing to bet another one is coming soon.
mikegeezy69  +   303d ago
unfortunately that garbage is yearly...i wish this gen would be the gen to kill it off or at least force improvement
Consoldtobots  +   303d ago
who cares about ghosts when you have a proper next gen title like Shadowfall to play??

Im getting that game launch error in BF4 and right now don't even care to fix it because I am enjoying a game that is working as it should out of the box.

EA and all other multiplat hoors can burn in hell.
Ps4Console  +   303d ago
It's not a joke it's more about you being a Fanboy .
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LiQuiZoN  +   303d ago
ugh.. COD and BF.. (Yawn)

So typical, so boring and COD isn't showing off anything regarding "next gen". Your better off playing it on the last gen systems.

BF (don't event get me started). Its a buggy, crashing mess for the PC. I'm sure it crashes all the time on the PS4 as well.

Killzone has been a blast though and it actually looks "next-gen" too!
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malokevi  +   303d ago
Tom, you got ripped to pieces for making a light-hearted joke! First time I've seen a pro-PS4 remark get brutalized.

Don't worry about it. People around here are a generally humorless lot. Now, if you had made some sort of scathing, negative remark about how much better that is than prospective X1 sales, you would have got all sorts of high 5s. Positivity is frowned upon in these parts!

I'll agree with you =)
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Toolster  +   302d ago
I hate to say I told you so

But

http://n4g.com/news/1354292...
xtremeimport  +   302d ago
People are still buying Cod?!
good lord...
RedHawk02  +   302d ago
I'm taking this. Took me a while to get but this is very clever.
Godmars290  +   303d ago
Still waiting for the RPGs.

Or rather the JRPGs.
Majin-vegeta  +   303d ago
In due time GOD the console barely came out.
FamilyGuy  +   303d ago
The consoles UI makes the wait harder as that background music is highly reminiscent of something you'd hear while playing a jrpg.
FF14 ARR is out if people don't have a problem with playing online.
M-M  +   303d ago
Same, my most anticipated game for next gen is Kingdom Hearts 3.
DOMination-  +   303d ago
Not a jrpg
NukaCola  +   303d ago
Not a JRPG?

Uh yes it is dude. It's a Square game.
FamilyGuy  +   302d ago
It's an action-based jrpg, FF15 is as well and if we're to include that sub-sub genre then I'd say even though I love Kingdom Hearts I'm far more interested in FF15. Will buy both though.
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   303d ago
Totally agree on the rpg,s **** cod.
silvacrest  +   303d ago
a tales of and star ocean game would keep me happy for a while

FF15 has so much to live up to but still, i cant wait
Ol_G  +   303d ago
i'm waiting till those games and kh3 come out before purchasing nothing worthwhile on ps4 the coming year for jrpg lovers
cpayne93  +   303d ago
Might get Kingdom Hearts 3. I've never played a kingdom hearts game, so I'm considering buying the 1.5 hd remix this black friday to see if I can get into it, if so I'll grab that 2.5 remix when it comes out.

I'm sort of apprehensive on it though, I'm not sure if I can get past the disney characters. Hercules, Mulan, Alladin, and a few others are alright, but Winnie the pooh and the little mermaid? Ugh.
colonel179  +   303d ago
Play it! Very enjoyable and challenging even in normal, and it also depends on the choices you make at the beginning of the game, so for example, if you want more challenge, you choose the sword, or if less, you choose the shield; and there is another choice about how you'll level up.

I think it's a great game with great story (although confusing). You'll enjoy it.
no_more_heroes  +   303d ago
"I've never played a kingdom hearts game"

Then you've done yourself a great disservice, my friend. One of the best (if a little convoluted with its storyline) series of games in the industry.
JhawkFootball06  +   303d ago
Very nice numbers. Glad to see a PS4 exclusive up there in the top 3.
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yellowgerbil  +   303d ago
you won't be seeing many, sadly. japan game industry is dying and going to mobile phones. doubt I'll get a Tales game on the next gen :(
Qrphe  +   303d ago
Only afer the PS4 releases in Japan we can hope
youndamie  +   303d ago
Yes exactly what I am waiting for. Final Fantasy, Star Ocean, Rouge Galaxy, .hack series, and Kingdom Hearts are the games that made the PS2 so awesome for me. Hopefully all those franchises will be back(Obviously FF AND KH are coming)
kingdom18  +   303d ago
Named all of my favorite RPG series except Tales of....
youndamie  +   303d ago
@kingdom yea I would of mentioned the tales series too but I only played tales of symphonia(which I loved) on gamecube.
kingdom18  +   303d ago
Well we will have KH3, FF15, FF14 ARR, Deep Down, DC Universe Online (already available), but hopefully we get some thing else soon, Sony seems to want to return to its former self and improve on that, RPGs were a large part of the PS2 and PS1, we know how successful they were and the PS4 already has done better then all other pervious launches. We won't get some JRPGs for a while unless they have some in development for the Japan launch and choose to release them outside afterwards.
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scott182  +   303d ago
I wonder what that jrpg that sony is cooking up is like... very excited to see.
blackpanther25  +   303d ago
I was going to say warframe until u said JRPGs...........man I thought warframe was going to be pure trash well color me surprised

/offtopic
RedHawk02  +   302d ago
Need more of those on Vita. Preferably on Plus also.
NateCole  +   303d ago
Damit why cod.
Bigpappy  +   303d ago
1080p. System seller
GiggMan  +   303d ago
I'm one of the 70% (Crazy number) of people that picked it up. I was pissed that it didn't have four player split screen. That was my main reason for picking it up :-(

Well now I have extra controllers for nothing.
ginsunuva  +   303d ago
See CoD players are not very smart, as seen above.
GiggMan  +   303d ago
That's stupid. So what if I prefer old school local multiplayer. None of the reviews alluded to this fact. It's always the only game that me and my friends (real friends) can sit back and enjoy some couch co-op.

When you get reviews a day or two before release you miss out on something like this. Sorry for not being smart -_-
Tru_Ray  +   303d ago
I picked up a copy as well. I took advantage of the buy 2 get one free sales offered by Amazon and Target. There are only so many games worth playing at launch so I figured that COD was worth a shot.

This is why the game sells so well. The COD brand is extremely strong. Is it the best shooter out there? Probably not... But I know what to expect from the franchise and I will continue to buy it like all of the other closet COD fans on this website.

Tru_
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Consoldtobots  +   303d ago
picking up a title that has been rehashed so much I think it's gone back in time should be reason enough to question your intelligence.
N2NOther  +   301d ago
Why not? Because you don't like it?
Ripsta7th  +   303d ago
My guess wouldve been KZ SF. That game is so fun
Ju  +   303d ago
KZ:SF numbers are quite good. #3 against CoD and BF - not really far behind BF. I'd say impressive numbers, given this is 33% of console customers.

That is, if those numbers even mean anything...so according to VG 984k in USA and 1.06M in NA...yeah, like Canada sold 20k. Right...
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Consoldtobots  +   303d ago
my prediction is that multiplats will lose major ground to Sony exclusives this gen if not fall behind all together. Shadowfall is a shot across the bow of all those taking MS checks.
jmaine_ph  +   303d ago
Good sales right there.

Cod damn near doubled its pre order totals.
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ExPresident  +   303d ago
Fricken CoD. What the fook.
yezz  +   303d ago
I don't know how but it just keeps people playing it.. I have few friends who buy it every year. They complain about how similar and dull it is but still enjoy it at the same time? I quit after first BO which was still pretty fun.

It's kind of guilty pleasure!

People look on the bright side, all the kids are playing it and not messing your game elsewhere :)
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ExPresident  +   303d ago
No kidding. I just had this conversation with my brother-in-law a few days ago. He was a die hard CoD supporter and we'd have debates about CoD vs Battlefield regularly, yet he refused to play BF. I stopped playing CoD after initially buying MW2. At any rate, after giving BF3 some play time he absolutely can't stand CoD and refuses to go back.

Just blows my mind people keep buying it.
yezz  +   303d ago
Exactly. I was actually ready to give COD one more chance with the next gen version before they showed anything. What was I thinking waiting for brand new engine, larger matches and great graphics :D It's shameful for company that gets so much money to do so little for the game..
hankmoody  +   303d ago
Kinda funny when you consider that one of the big points against the "Xbots", like Sony fans like to call them, is that all they like to play is Call of Duty. Yet, here you have said game beating out the best exclusive they're offering.
Riderz1337  +   303d ago
Not that funny seeing as this always happen. CoD will outsell any game in first week sales, with the exception of GTA
hankmoody  +   303d ago
So, why do I always see this argument where Sony gamers are made out to be this more sophisticated group that doesn't bother with these brainless FPS games, yet here it is, the top selling game on the PS4? Please explain.
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Ben Dover  +   303d ago
Probably because many former Xbox players switched camp and bought the PS4 now due to it's better value. That could be a reason CoD is selling right now.
Ju  +   303d ago
It was the top selling game on the PS3 as well. What's your point?
bub16  +   303d ago
not to sure where your reading that from, unless you live in japan this is incorrect
OrangePowerz  +   303d ago
CoD is the most popular game on both consoles, the difference is that on the PS3 there was a lot more variety regarding what type of games came out for the console.
Ravenor  +   303d ago
Yep, some people are drawing some weird connections with this news.

The worst thing about CoD ghosts selling so well, isn't that it's CoD. It's that a lot of peoples first look at next gen hardware was an absolutely hideous upscaled PS3/360 game. The PS4/Xbox One version of Ghosts is disappointment in disk form.
Ju  +   303d ago
The only difference was, it sold the same amount on PS3 as it did on 360, but was outsold in the US due to the fact that shooters sell more there and the 360 has a clear install base advantage in the US. Simple math.
kneon  +   303d ago
Did you ever consider that perhaps many of the former Xbox COD players have moved over to the PS4 since it has the superior version?
hankmoody  +   303d ago
Possible but then again, die hard CoD fans would be chomping at the bit for those maps releasing earlier on the XB1.
kneon  +   303d ago
I don't know about that. The maps will come eventually, but the XB1 version will always lag behind in quality.

Choosing the XB1 because of earlier access to maps is pretty short sighted.
XboxFun  +   303d ago
CoD has always been the number one games on PS3. Nothing has changed.
Sci0n  +   303d ago
allot of those sales are from xbox fans crossing over too granted cod has always sold big on the ps3 as well. I watched 3 different live streams today of cod on ps4 and all 3 of the streamers said they was pro xbox last gen.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   303d ago
Kinda funny how these are all (literally) made up numbers pulled from thin air, as usual from VGchartz.

Which renders your entire point moot.

VGchartz isn't a news outlet to break sales data.They guess, and post their guesses, and correct as real news comes out.They're the TMZ of sales data.
XishikiX  +   303d ago
I wouldn't say with certainty that they are made up. It's just data extrapolation from a very small sample size that results in wildly innaccurate numbers. (And explains why their numbers are frequently wrong).

Ofcourse, they could make them up the numbers where they extrapolate from.
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I_am_Batman  +   303d ago
1. A statement from one person doesn't represent the whole community.
2. 15 million CoD gamers do not represent 80 million PS3 or Xbox 360 gamers (numbers might be off).

My advice: Stop categorizing people.
Ravenor  +   303d ago
But it's the internet and it's super easy.
GiggMan  +   303d ago
I guarantee the Xbox One attach rate will be just as much or more. I'm guessing 75% to 80% of all X1 sells will have Call of Duty along with it.
Ju  +   303d ago
Well, yeah, but still half if it moves only 500k, he he...;) And, well, despite "it has the games" all other will sell far less...far less than those 300k. /troll
NateCole  +   303d ago
Sony fans on N4G is NOT all ps fans.
Visiblemarc  +   303d ago
One thing you're not considering is: if COD is an "Xbot game" and it sold huge numbers at PS4 launch...could that mean there are a few (hundred thousand) less "xbots?"

I'm not actually suggesting that, and don't care for gamer-vs-gamer console wars... But if you're gloating about those numbers, they could actually be turned on you and used to suggest that Xbox gamers have been buying the PS4.
Consoldtobots  +   303d ago
alot of those are 360 owners switching to the Ps4?
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Riderz1337  +   303d ago
2.46 games sold per console...So good. And Killzone Shadow Fall 36% attach rate, this should be very good for Guerilla from a business stand point. Best selling Killzone game to date? I think it will easily surpass 3M and beat KZ2.

Oh also, these numbers are just for 2 days, Friday and Saturday. Imagine what they would have been had it been a week. PS4 is monstrous.
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silvacrest  +   303d ago
keep in mind the rest of the world has not even got a PS4 yet so the potential is there
Riderz1337  +   303d ago
Yup...Not to mention Europe is Sony's strongest market. If PS4 managed to sell through 1M units in the US, the EU launch will be another record breaking launch for the PlayStation 4.
SpinalRemains138  +   303d ago
What a dam shame. IW/Activision lie to the media and the gamers about dedicated servers and they never intended to ps4 anything of the sort. They continually rake in cabbage and give gamers the shaft.

Enough is enough with these games.
B-radical  +   303d ago
Looks like cod is gonna lead the pack for xbox one aswell :( when will people learn
Ketzicorn  +   303d ago
I agree and on any platform Ghosts looks and plays like trash.
colonel179  +   303d ago
2,274 idiots bought Angry Birds Star Wars! Yes! IDIOTS!, because at that price, needs to be an idiot to buy it! (or a very rich man who doesn't care about wasting money... which is an idiot!)
Sarcasm  +   303d ago
Who are those 2274 people that bought Angry Birds? lmao
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B-radical  +   303d ago
The one's that canceled there knack orders due to "bad" reviews
silvacrest  +   303d ago
knack over angry birds any day, hell, i wold take tetris
KwietStorm  +   303d ago
People actually bought Angry Birds?
Visiblemarc  +   303d ago
It's easy to make fun of it, but you can bet it was people who bought it for kids mostly, and some probably sold to collectors that buy literally every game.
Half-Mafia  +   303d ago
Ghosts bombed this year. Which is about god damn time.

Ghosts PS3,PS4,360 - 6.8m opening week
Black Ops 2 PS3,360 - 10.5m opening week.

XB1 version is not selling no where near 3.7m to match BO2.

So how the hell did they make $1b?

GTAV opening week 16.6m.

Also really funny at Angry Birds, people dont what phone games on a next-gen console.

Roll on EU launch :)
Nujabes_  +   303d ago
It sold $1bn to retailers.
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Sarcasm  +   303d ago
6.8m is still far from bombing... But yes it's on a serious decline.

But you know what? I have a feeling next year it's going to go back up. Treyarch's next title might be the one to get now. They are at least trying to do something slightly different.
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Ravenor  +   303d ago
The single player at least tried something new, Ghosts is a step back in almost every way. Also these maps are TERRIBLE!
N2NOther  +   301d ago
On what planet is nearly 7 million units in one week bombing? Do you work for Square Enix?
Soldierone  +   303d ago
So weird considering there is never more than maybe 50k people online on COD at once.... I'm currently in the top 10k players lol
Game4life  +   303d ago
lol really? I asked for it for christmas since i like cod multiplayer better than killzone. i figured it would be packed just like the other consoles
Soldierone  +   303d ago
It's still full, its just not as many as Ps3 and 360. Its also only this region, so its more touchy in terms of time zones and people sleeping.

However reading this and seeing 700k sold, I'd expect to see like 100k online at some point in the day.
I_am_Batman  +   303d ago
Top 10k? That's nothing to brag about honestly.
Soldierone  +   303d ago
I'm in the top 3k now, on PS3 the same stats only put me at maybe 200k
HappyWithOneBubble  +   303d ago
LOL at NBA Live 14
Ashby_JC  +   303d ago
Got crushed by nba2k14
Belking  +   303d ago
That means next gen is no different than the last...lol COD was the best selling on them too.Oh wait,it's VGchartz. Nevermind...lol
nevin1  +   303d ago
Interesting COD numbers, I would assume early adopters are core Sony fans and would of bought KZ:SF.
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   303d ago
WHY DOES THIS SITE TREAT VGCHARTZ LIKE IT MEANS ANYTHING?

I'll wait for the official digits by sony thanks.
DanielGearSolid  +   303d ago
Thought it was over 1million in 24hrs... Undertracked?
Rockefellow  +   303d ago
The first few sentences don't make any sense in the article excerpt above. It claims it sold less in one week than it did in two days, even though the damned thing hasn't been out a week yet. It's just poor editing/proof-reading on the author's part.
DanielGearSolid  +   303d ago
Dude, THANK YOU

I read it back like 8 Times. Thought I was stupid or something
Rockefellow  +   303d ago
"The console sold 984,212 units in the US week one, according to VGChartz. The PlayStation 4 also sold 1.06 million units across North America. Week one sales is also for only two days, Friday and Saturday."

Is it just me, or does this make absolutely no sense whatsoever? It sold 984,212 in week one... and then it sold 1.06 million in two days. Someone needs to get a calculator, or proof-read before they post.

Either way, excellent sales, as we all know. I'm glad I was one of those who picked up Killzone Shadow Fall, and for shame to those who purchased CoD. It'll be interesting to see how the competition stacks up later this week.
XishikiX  +   303d ago
NA =/= USA.

Not that the numbers are correct.
BobBelcher  +   303d ago
lol... 'Merica!
Sci0n  +   303d ago
one thing is for sure resolution gate swayed the cod sales numbers big time in the PS4's favor. Before res gate the X1 cod preorder sales had a nice lead over ps4's cod. That's what actually shows you that allot more xbox players crossed over.
TheFallenAngel  +   303d ago
Almost 1 million for ghosts? That's crazy!
ELpork  +   303d ago
Heard my old store had 2 traded in so far, as well as one defective.
HK6  +   303d ago
2.46 games? So pretty much everybody picked up two full games and then CoD: Ghosts?
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LeCreuset  +   303d ago
LMAO. I see what you did there. Funny bubs.
mr-phillips  +   303d ago
LOL Immortal COD does it again.
timotim  +   303d ago
Interesting. So the masses spoke, and the early PS4 buyers flocked to a game that doesn't make a good case at all on why it should be considered next Gen in any way. Not Killzone, not Knack, not even a better shooter in BF4. Interesting. It uses no special PS4 features, it doesn't showcase the power of the console and has known framerate issues...yet its the top selling. Why do you think that is?
Shuyin  +   303d ago
Because people are fools. I didn't buy Ghost as I burnt myself yet again with Black Ops 2. I just wish CoD would be all about skill and good map design and not about killstreaks. CoD4 was the perfect shooter. It was my 1st game of this generation and what really got me into PS3 gaming. It was so fun...
Even MW2 was great, despite its flaws.
..and here I am praising the old times..haha..aww man.

Anyway, I can't wait to play Shadow Fall and BF4 on my PS4!
Ashby_JC  +   303d ago
And this will just keep more coming. I don't mind it....as long as they realize that there are cod only players..then there are gamers who buy quite a few games year to year.

I think we are going to get some unique games (I hope lol)

...But like movies. They usually will make games that they KNOW will sell. That's why we get so many sequels.
jessupj  +   303d ago
I find it puzzling as well.

You'd think the type of person that buys a console at launch is an avid gamer that does his'her research and know's what a good game is.
N2NOther  +   301d ago
The funny thing about the word "better" when it comes to entertainment. It means nothing but your own opinion. Especially when you are comparing two vastly different games that focus on entirely different types of gameplay and still. Just because you point and shoot doesn't make it the same.
dillhole  +   303d ago
So the top selling launch title for a powerful next gen console is one that not only looks bad for a last gen title but actually looks even worse on next gen hardware?
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STK026  +   303d ago
Not very surprising to see CoD being number 1, but I'm a bit surprised by BF4, as I was expecting it to come much closer to matching Call of Duty's sales.

Call of Duty Ghosts might not be the prettiest game out there, nor the one to take full advantage of the PS4, but, in my opinion, it's the best overall game on the system so far (only played KZ:SF, CoD:Ghosts, Flower and Resogun on PS4, although I have played BF4 and AC4 on PC).
cyclindk  +   303d ago
As much as I despise what CoD has become... I have to agree.

It offers the most all around for "a game." But aim assist ridiculousness ruined it for me long ago.

KZ singleplayer I was disappointed with, multiplayer is okay so far (they backtracked in some places unfortunately) they really need to introduce some vehicular and aerial combat modes seriously.

BF4: single player is also lack luster, so if it depends solely on multiplayer (which is THE best) then it falls behind too.

So CoD wins just because it does what it does well and does a few things marginally better than KZSH and BF4 on single player modes, which, despite what people care about, are still part of the whole package.

I expect my opinion of their successors to be quite different though, i.e. the next KZ and BF compared with the next Call of Duty.

For me, KZ visuals are untouchable, and BF4 multiplayer is untouchable. CoD wins because the other two just focused on other aspects, there is some degree of safety in not changing your formula I suppose.
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Ashby_JC  +   303d ago
Cod fans for the most part I can't see ever dumping it and jumping to bf. It's two totally different games.

Battlefield will gain sales as more people play it. But I dint see it ever taking the fps crown.

Honestly....I don't want it to get the crown. Something about being top dog...The game will start to get bashed...just like cod, halo etc.
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