Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Was the Best Selling Game of 2015

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The numbers are in, the NPD has revealed the best-selling games of 2015 and for the month of December, with a familiar name once again taking the top spot.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 topped both lists, with Activision releasing a statement on the shooter’s success, also revealing the Call of Duty franchise has surpassed 250 million units sold in total.

“CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III WAS THE TOP SELLING TITLE OF 2015 GLOBALLY BY A WIDE-MARGIN IN BOTH UNITS AND DOLLARS SOLD-THRU. THIS ALSO MARKS THE SEVENTH YEAR IN A ROW THAT CALL OF DUTY HAS BEEN THE #1 SELLING FRANCHISE IN NORTH AMERICA, ACCORDING TO NPD. IN FACT, CALL OF DUTY HAS SURPASSED 250 MILLION UNITS SOLD LIFE-TO-DATE WORLDWIDE. THIS ACHIEVEMENT IS THANKS TO THE AMAZING EXPERIENCES CREATED BY ALL OF OUR DEVELOPMENT TEAMS, AND WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE INCREDIBLE PASSION FROM THE CALL OF DUTY COMMUNITY. WE CONGRATULATE TREYARCH ON CREATING AN INCREDIBLY ENGAGING AND AN ENORMOUSLY FUN GAME WITH BLACK OPS III AND LOOK FORWARD TO WHAT’S TO COME IN 2016,” SAID ROB KOSTICH, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, CALL OF DUTY, ACTIVISION.

Check out both lists below:

December 2015 NPD Results:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)
  2. Star Wars: Battlefront (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  3. Fallout 4 (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  4. Madden NFL 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  5. NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  6. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
  7. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  8. Minecraft (360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3)
  9. Minecraft: Story Mode: A Telltale Game Series (360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3)
  10. FIFA 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)

2015 NPD Results:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)
  2. Madden NFL 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  3. Fallout 4 (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One) 360, PS3, PC)
  6. NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  7. Minecraft (360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4)
  8. FIFA 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  9. Mortal Kombat X (PS4, Xbox One)
  10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)

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