Analyst Forecasts Over 20M Black Ops Holiday Shipments

Activision's holiday quarter hosted two of the biggest game releases of the year, and ahead of the publisher's earnings call next month, one analyst predicted just how big.

Analyst Mike Hickey with Janco Partners said in a Wednesday research note that he expects Activision to report that it shipped 20.6 million units of the Treyarch-developed hit Call of Duty: Black Ops during the quarter ended December 31.

He said that equates to over $1 billion in sales, a figure already confirmed by Activision in December. The game released on November 9, 2010 in most territories.

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DA_SHREDDER2700d ago

Holy shit!! LOL! Im guilty. I bought me and the boy a copy.

thedudeftw2700d ago

Return it for a full Actfund.

xYLeinen2700d ago

Consider me speechless.

jbiz3202700d ago

stop supporting broken games being shipped!! everyone of you that complain about this game yet continue to support year after year have no one to else blame for this subpar crap fest yearly rehash.

clearelite2700d ago (Edited 2700d ago )

People have been buying crap for eons. Even some relatively intelligent people will buy something and never see it's flaws because they were already convinced it was perfect before they bought it.
However, they may get the sense that somethings a bit off, lol.
"Darn, I cant stand this game, but it's so good and my friends are all playing it. I have to keep playing, teh rewards!"

Too_many_games2700d ago

i love that you have a Haze pic and are talking about people buying crap games! :)

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