Name of Responsibility: Vanguard Reportedly Has Sequence’ Worst UK Launch in 14 Years
Whereas Name of Responsibility: Vanguard loved the UK’s second-biggest sport launch of 2021 earlier within the month, solely second to FIFA 22, the newest entry is reportedly off to the worst begin sales-wise for 14 years. 2007’s revolutionary sport Name of Responsibility 4: Trendy Warfare on PlayStation 3 is the one one to promote fewer models throughout its launch week based on Video Video games Chronicle. “Solely the unique Name of Responsibility: Trendy Warfare – the sport that kicked off the fashionable period of CoD in 2007 – offered fewer copies throughout its opening week, gross sales information seen by VGC suggests.”
The present launch gross sales document continues to be held by 2010’s Name of Responsibility: Black Ops, and Vanguard offered nearly 200 per cent fewer copies in the identical timeframe. Name of Responsibility: Ghosts offered 52 per cent extra copies than this yr’s instalment, and even Name of Responsibility: Infinite Warfare has it beat by one other 16 per cent.
It is hardly a shock to see Name of Responsibility: Vanguard doing so poorly when in comparison with earlier titles as curiosity within the title’s return to World Conflict II appears to be at an all-time low. There’s additionally the Warzone issue, which continues to be an extremely common free-to-play sport. The lawsuit filed earlier this yr in opposition to Activision Blizzard regarding office harassment could have additionally turned consumers away.
We truly occur to suppose Vanguard is an enchancment, nonetheless, beating out final yr’s Name of Responsibility: Black Ops Chilly Conflict. We known as it a “Name of Responsibility sport doing Name of Responsibility issues. Whether or not that is of any curiosity or not, you seemingly already know.” This new gross sales information suggests extra aren’t than ordinary. Did you determine to skip Name of Responsibility: Vanguard? Inform us why within the feedback beneath.