Activision Says “Call of Duty: Ghosts” is the Most Played Next-Gen Title

By on November 26, 2013


Activision has officially announced that “Call of Duty: Ghosts” is the most played game on the next-gen consoles Xbox One and PlayStation 4. They also announced that it is the top selling Xbox One and PlayStation 4 title at leading North American retailers.

According to the press release:

The next generation of game consoles is here, and Call of Duty®: Ghosts is the must have game. Activision’s blockbuster title is the #1 most played Xbox One multiplayer game worldwide, according to Microsoft, while becoming the #1 top-selling Xbox One title in retail sales in North America at retailers Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Wal-Mart. In standalone Xbox One software retail sales*, the game also is #1 in the United Kingdom, according to GfK Charttrack. Additionally, Call of Duty: Ghosts is the #1 most played PlayStation® 4 game, according to Sony Computer Entertainment America, and continues to be the #1 top-selling PS4 title in retail sales in North America at Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Wal-Mart.

So far more than 1 billion multiplayer matches of Call of Duty: Ghosts already have been played across all versions. Ghosts’ players have Prestiged more than 2.2 million times, earning over 3.3 trillion Experience Points (XP), according to internal gameplay statistics.

Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, Inc, said,

“Around the globe, Call of Duty: Ghosts is leading the next generation. It’s the #1 selling title at key retailers and it’s also the most played game on Xbox One and PS4 globally. As we’ve said before, we’ve got the best community of fans in the world, and we’re thrilled they’re coming with us to the next generation.”

“Call of Duty: Ghosts” is also the 1 most played Xbox 360 multiplayer game, according to Microsoft.

About Darth Sarah

Sarah is a journalist and an artist who lives in the city. She loves movies and television. She reads early and often. She also secretly hopes the Doctor will come and take her away, though she realizes he probably already has a dedicated companion at the moment. Sarah also helps out over at, and our other sites!