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Call of Duty: Has The Franchise Peaked?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is likely to set a new sales record yet again for Activision - although as of this writing we don't have the official first-day tally. Activision has said that pre-orders far outpaced those of Black Ops, but the question has to be asked: Is Call of Duty as a franchise done growing?

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donniebaseball2172d ago

They've been surprising me every year. I don't know what to expect at this point.

cpayne932172d ago

How have they suprised you?

Chuk52172d ago

@payne
He's being sarcastic

donniebaseball2172d ago

Not being sarcastic. I'm not talking about game quality, but the sales of the game getting higher every year has truly surprised me.

cpayne932172d ago

That's definitely what keeps suprising me. I was actually wondering if that's what you meant.

tr00p3r2172d ago

I thought he was being sarcastic too..lol. Didn't COD peak at MW2?

StraightPath2172d ago

Next Call Of Duty will come out with brand new engine that showcases the graphical power of consoles , up there with Rage , Kilzone 3 , Crysis 2 , Metro , Battlefield 3 that will yurn heads surely :P

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CrimsonEngage2172d ago

Series has hit it's peak a LONG time ago. The drones just keep flocking to it because they are either brain washed zombies or people who keep buying it because they hope it has finally changed since the last iteration. (which is hasn't)

venom062172d ago

nothing but brain dead zombies continue to buy this gargbage, rinse and repeast, rehashed franchise... it his its peak YEARS AGO with MW1... hell, Activision needs to start releasing these every 6 months... why not? the same people would stand in line 3 hrs before midnight for that as well... they obviously don't mind low quality, rehashed material... think about it Activision ... think about it...

JsonHenry2172d ago

I think it peaked with Black Ops and will decline from here on out. Yes, I know sales say otherwise. But the general "mood" of the online community is not one of being pleased with the new product they have been playing for the last day or so like it was with Black Ops.

Yodagamer2172d ago (Edited 2172d ago )

I liked black ops, but i don't think it was really the peak of the series to me it is cod 4, the rest after that has relied on the things set in cod 4, granted they are all good games though

Gamer-Z2172d ago (Edited 2172d ago )

I honestly don't know what else they can do to it without improving the engine. But even if it brings nothing new to the table COD peeps will keep buying it, its become basically the facebook of games.

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