The age of multiplatform hits continues to evolve - two of the five current platforms now have the same title - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, from Activision, as their top selling game.
this was bound to happen sooner or later
Looks at the games thats reach high sales in this day and age ..............SMH Halo 3 wasnt my favorite FPS or favorite Halo and i give that game much more credit than MW2. MW2 rode that wave that MW started unfortunatly it wasnt as good a game. So sorry COD fans good games arent plagued to death with glitches almost a year later
Too bad such a glitchy unbalanced game can top a great game like halo 3, I agree that halo 1 was better ( halo 1 is the game that got me an xbox and halo 3 my 360 ) and if you played halo, you know that almost all of the halo games came out with virtually no glitches,. and there was so much polishing.. incredible, and ofcours the amazing community support by bungie.
Does anyone else feel 'icky' since MW2 is on top of sales. I certainly do..though I do enjoy it, I wish a quality game would be on top
Multiplatform Vs. Exclusive. We saw this coming miles away...
actually they were talking about 360's mw2 sales and halo 3's sales...mw2 has now beaten halo 3's lifetime sales by .02mil if reach cant top that, then unfortunately (lol) mw2 is king of fps sales on xbox 360...i say reach only, cause i honestly think that halo reach is the only one, sales wise, that can battle against mw2 sales...but bfbc3 (as long as its as good or better than bfbc2), moh (from what ive seen) and reach (from what ive played and heard) are all better games than mw2...but to each his own congrats for reaching that milestone IW/activision, i just wish you do better quality wise the next time around
bc3 is many years away. After MoH DICE will be focusing on battlefield 3 for the pc. DICE loves tinkering with new technology and with Dice and the pc. The skies the limit. I've always had a a theory as to why DICE is doing MoH and Bad Company. My guess is EA probably wanted BF3 to go console but DICE probably told them they could give them successful franchises if they left vanilla Battlefield to the pc.
Yeah but being multiplatform does push it more
The 360 sales of MW2 surpassed Halo 3. Being Multiplatform didn't have any influence on specific console sales.
Being multiplatform creates more buzz causing more people to talk about it to friends or family. If it's hot on Xbox means it only caters to Xbox, but being hot on PS3, 360, and PC reaches a much larger audience. Plus all ads TV/Net/Mags showed mostly Xbox logo. You can also compare this to any game on the PS3 and PC and it outsold all games on all those platforms.
no its the other way around ,being exclusive does push it more
It will be interesting to see how much Black Ops sells when it comes out in November. I'll be renting it for the single player only. I'm sure MW2 left a bad taste with thousands of gamers (myself included). Treyarch is going to have to do something to get fans back. Bad Company 2 completely ruined the CoD franchise for me. And that's not a bad thing at all.
and now GT5 will outsell it
Godammit, now the despicable arguments are going to start again.
Not if the PS3 exclusive rumours are true..
i agree GT5 WII SELL 10 MILLION AT LEAST
Thats very impressive... Congrats iW and Activision!
Nice! Well deserved! I love MW2!
noob friendly games sell since from a quality point of view MW2 dont deserve the sales and only a turd would think that it does.There is countless games that top MW2 quality wise yet that crappy 1.5 version managed to out sell some of the best exclusives on the PS3 and XB360.Congrats to all the morons supporting broken games like MW1.5.Nice way of showing Activison that sh!t sells with COD slapped on it.And dont forget the overpriced DLC 3 new maps 2 rehashed for $10.
I was happily playing saboteur just around last winter and a few of my mates convinced me to get MW2, I had liked MW and cod 2 so to be the team player I did. biggest waste of £40 ever, I got to lvl 12 and my mates were around 20 when we basically decided "fuck this" and had a much better time all buying pre-owned versions of stranglehold. we still play that occasionally, but I haven't even thought about MW2 till this post. So I guess that sales don't mean a game is good, it just has good advertising and cons people into believing its good and just reveals itself once you clocked a couple hours. Long story short, BC2>MW2, Halo 3>MW2, even Dynasty Warriors 6>MW2
Here are the top 10 best selling HD games of this generation so far, according to VGChartz: 1. Modern Warfare 2 (360) - 11.05m 2. Halo 3 (360) - 11.03m 3. Call of Duty 4 (360) - 8.34m 4. Modern Warfare 2 (PS3) - 8.08m 5. GTA IV (360) - 7.84m 6. GTA IV (PS3) - 6.59m 7. COD: World at War (360) - 6.38m 8. Gears of War (360) - 6.06m 9. Gears of War 2 (360) - 5.75m 10. Halo 3: ODST (360) - 5.30m And here are the top 10 best selling HD console exclusives of this generation: 1. Halo 3 (360) - 11.03m 2. Gears of War (360) - 6.06m 3. Gears of War 2 (360) - 5.75m 4. Halo 3: ODST (360) - 5.30m 5. MGS4 (PS3) - 4.81m 6. Forza Motorsport 2 (360) - 4.00m 7. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (PS3) - 3.76m 8. Resistance (PS3) - 3.69m 9. Fable II (360) - 3.64m 10. MotorStorm (PS3) - 3.52m
Halo 3 is not a HD game.. Neither is ODST..
neither is modern warfare 2, call of duty 4, gta4 PS3 version, world at war, metal gear solid 4 the wii should be included in things like this, the only reason its left out is because it would top the list, if the wii hadnt sold very well at all i bet it wouldnt just be 'hd only' consoles compared all the time
you forget mgs4.
Halo Reach has a chance to top that. Especially if they announce a Slim bundle with Reach in time for the holiday season.
you are on drugs IMO!
he ignores the point that when halo 3 came out there wasnt half the xboxes that were out when mw2 came out...sooo obviously its pick up was gonna be slower and 3 years later its an old game so you cant expect it to still go strong...but as for mw2 when it was released there were many more 360's sold soo they sold much more copies...its simple as that....in both their primes they were limited to how many 360's were sold...and mw2 had many more systems to sell to when released....now to show that this is true...when halo reach is released it will hopefully smash mw2 numbers!!!
Halo reach will probably pwn it.
hasn't Halo 3 been out for like Three years? so MW2 is just now out selling it? Wow yea way to go IW...
Outselling a 3 year old game... Bravo.
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