Is the best-selling video game losing steam?

To CODAWthe surprise of absolutely no one, “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” was the best-selling game in November.

The title, which is the crown jewel of the Activision Blizzard’s portfolio, represented one-quarter of the industry’s software sales at brick-and-mortar retailers last month, according to The NPD Group, which normally would be cause for celebration.

But the sales numbers posted by “Advanced Warfare,” which has been a critical hit, were 23 percent lower year over year than those posted by last year’s “Call of Duty: Ghosts,” according to Edward Williams of BMO Capital Markets. And “Ghosts” was a game critics took to task.

 

Read more at CNBC.com

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