I told you guys this would be a Halo killer.
Activision today announced that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is the number one title in unit sales worldwide for calendar 2007. The game sold over seven million units worldwide according to statistics garnered from The NPD Group, Chart Track and The GFK Group, respectively. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare also recently topped Halo 3 as the most played Xbox Live title.
"We're very excited about this achievement especially given so many competitive titles this year," said Will Kassoy, senior vice president, global brand management, Activision Publishing. "Consumer and critics agree that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is one of the best games ever created and further establishes Call of Duty as one of the premier brands in the industry. This ground-breaking game and franchise continue to establish new standards by which all other action games will be judged."