Thursday, November 22nd 2018
For all the talk regarding money-grabbing feature cutbacks and additions to games, it seems that companies such as Activision know exactly what their customers are looking after in their videogame worlds. Proof of this is that the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise, Black Ops 4, is the best selling videogame of 2018, according to the NPD Group. If you'll remember, this is the first Call of Duty game to totally eschew a single-player mode in favor of a no-holds-barred multiplayer mode, thus betting in replayability and user interaction instead of on the ages-old single-player immersion.best-selling title for October - and the second-most sold game of 2018. And we're not even a month past its launch, mind you. It doesn't seem it's so much a case of developers cutting back on features only to improve revenue and profits - perhaps there's something to be said to what different customers expect of different franchises.
Sources: The NPD Group, via TechSpot