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Call of Duty Warzone has surpassed 85 million players

Published: 14:41, 04 December 2020
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I have serious jealousy for those forearm muscles.

Activision's free to play battle royale title Call of Duty: Warzone has now surpassed 85 million players worldwide across all platforms, Activision announced.

In less than a year since its release, Call of Duty Warzone has become one of the biggest free-to-play battle royale titles in the world, battling against heavy-hitters like Fortnite and Apex Legends, the games with already established player bases.

We got to see the true power of the Call of Duty franchise when in March 2020, Warzone managed to attract more than 30 million players in less than 10 days. Today, ten months after the official launch, Call of Duty Warzone has reached another massive milestone. 

Activision officially announced that the game now has over 85 million players worldwide on all platforms - PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

In the announcement , the publisher also teased the new season, which will bring big changes to the game. Here's the interesting bit from the announcement: 

"The free-to-play, free-for-everyone Warzone, which has surpassed more than 85 million players since its launch, will take on a new dimension as it integrates with both Black Ops Cold War and Modern Warfare. Season One, coming this month, features brand new content for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone."

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We know that the upcoming season will be jam-packed with fresh content and some of it has already been leaked. More on that here. 

In the same announcement, Activision also revealed that Call of Duty franchise has surpassed over $3 billion in net bookings over the last 12 months across all platforms, which include PC, consoles and mobile. Strong performance from the series, indeed!

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