News that will surprise no one – Call of Duty Advanced Warfare has been streamed by more people than any other game in its opening week since the start of 2014. In fact, some 75,000 people went online and shared their game session via Twitch when the game launched last week, with those streams clocking up a total of 26 Million views.
“Since the Call of Duty community on Twitch is extremely passionate, we are not surprised that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare set a milestone for most streamed console game of the year based on launch week comparisons,” said Ernest Le, Director, Publisher & Developer Partnerships, Twitch. “Our community spent over an hour a day watching and engaging with people playing the game, illustrating the incredibly strong appeal of live interactive video.”
We reviewed Advanced Warfare, and it turns out its pretty damn good.
“The response from the global community to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been incredible, with millions of fans playing the new era of Call of Duty and even more watching the action unfold live on Twitch in its first week in the wild,” said Michael Condrey, Co-Founder and Studio Head, Sledgehammer Games. “The team at the studio is thrilled to see players think the game we’ve poured our heart and soul into making these last three years is not only fun to play, but very exciting to watch,” added Glen Schofield, Co-Founder and Studio Head, Sledgehammer Games.