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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's PC launch day sales are more than double last year

Samuel Roberts
 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's launch day digital sales on PC have more than doubled over last year's Call of Duty: World War 2. Publisher Activision describes the sales as a "new franchise high". This is the first Call of Duty game to be released on Battle. net rather than Steam, which had previously been the series' home for a long time. You'll probably recall that this is the first Call of Duty not to launch with a five-to-seven-hour campaign mostly composed of shooting lads in corridors, too, instead packing a battle royale-esque Blackout mode that was the subject of a high-profile beta on PC.

Maybe that element is more of a draw to PC players this time around. Personally, I enjoyed the almost fast food style of Call of Duty campaigns, but given that I haven't finished one since Modern Warfare 3 in 2011, who am I to complain? As thrilling as sales numbers are, the most important thing about Black Ops 4 on PC is obviously what we think of it. "With

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