Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review Roundup

Delia Walker
October 22, 2018

The publisher also noted that the total number of players rose compared to previous year, though it didn't provide any specific numbers.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 officially launched on October 12, and since then the new Blackout battle royale mode has been dominating gamers' attention, alongside the always popular Zombies and fast-paced multiplayer. It also received a series record high of Twitch viewers for a Call of Duty opening weekend.

Treyarch revealed earlier this week that a "substantial" update would be making its way into Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 but they also recently revealed that the new patch will also come with the title's first Double XP Weekend! Furthermore, sales of the physical copies have struck an 11-year low for Activision and this sends a strong message where gamers are ready for a full-digital experience on consoles. Getting the edge over the competition is every gamer's goal, luckily Shacknews is here with a collection of strategies, guides, walkthroughs, tutorials and more to help players claim victory.

The $500 million that Black Ops 4 earned includes sell-through figures for retail and digital units, as well as season pass sales. Blops 4 is also the best-selling Activision Xbox One digital game on day one, globally.

According to, Black Ops 4 was in the top 10 games watched on Twitch for September 2018. For the latest intel check out:, and follow @CallofDuty and @Treyarch on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. That isn't really saying very much though, given that many players abandoned the PC version of Call of Duty years ago.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Black Ops originally took place in the 1960s era Cold War, with its sequel jumping to 2025 and the third game landing in 2065. Read up on more details here.

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