More than 18 million map packs have been sold for Call of Duty: Black Ops first player shooter game over a period of 9 months. There is a massive year on year growth rate observed in the Call of Duty saga, World at War sold 9 million while Modern Warfare 2 sold 11 million packs in the same time frame.
Eric Hirshberg, CEO Activision said that an average Call of Duty: Black Ops player has spend $76 on the title which is 18 percent higher than Call of Duty: Black Ops’ retail price.
“There are over 30 million unique players of Black Ops who collectively have amassed, incredibly, more than 2.3 billion hours of play. To put that number in perspective, that’s more than a quarter of a million years of play and that means our millions of fans spend more time per day on Black Ops multiplayer than they do on Facebook.” said an executive for Activision.
The next installment of this worldwide phenomenon is releasing in November this year – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Source: That Video Game Blog