Activision’s survival shooting game has reached 30 million players after 10 days of release.
As a sub-version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare hit in September 2019, Call of Duty: Warzone has attracted a significant number of players right from the moment of release. As of March 20, the game has surpassed 30 million players, the publisher Activision said.
In Call of Duty: Warzone, the main task is to become the last surviving warrior among 150 independent players (single player mode) or 50 teams, each team of 3 people (playing in groups).
After being “dropped” on the map, players can loot guns, save bullets, pick up randomly scattered money to buy support items. Because Warzone’s guns are from the Call of Duty series, fans of this series will not feel surprised.
An interesting feature of Warzone is the mechanism that revives when killed. Players will engage in a duel with another killed opponent, whoever wins will be revived to continue fighting. However, if the second death will no longer have a chance.
The next “bright spot” is Call of Duty: Warzone, which is completely free, so anyone can download and experience it. Moreover, this cult series has been deeply rooted in gamers’ mind for 20 years, so Warzone has the advantage of attracting both loyal fans and newcomers who want to try Call of Duty.
These factors have helped Call of Duty: Warzone achieve certain success. This game reached 3 million players after 24 hours of release, 15 million players in 3 days and now 30 million players in 10 days.
Previously, the popular 2019 battle-royale game Apex Legends, attracted 50 million players in just the first 4 weeks. Call of Duty: Warzone can completely catch up to this number, becoming a formidable opponent of the EA game.
However, Apex Legends did not retain its charisma and the number of players dropped rapidly afterwards. To avoid this, developers need to address hacking, regularly update new content, and balance the game better so that players don’t get discouraged.
The fact that PUBG is on the decline is also an opportunity for a game like Warzone to seize the opportunity. With the appearance of Call of Duty: Warzone, the battle of battle-royale in 2020 will be much more exciting.