Call of Duty: Black Ops Kills 60 Billion People

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Treyarch, developer of the popular Call of Duty: Black Ops game, released a number of statistics this week about the game and the people who play it. The graphic combines the numbers from PS3, Xbox360 and PC versions of the game and shows that, if nothing else, people love to play war.

Call of Duty: Black Ops

Among the more striking statistics are the fact that 161 World War IIs have been fought every day since the game’s release late last year, with approximately 1.1 trillion shots fired, and the population of Earth killed nine times over. 

Players even opt for low-tech solutions, with over 3.4 billion crossbow bolts fired. 

The most interesting statistics released, however, are those that showcase the game’s social features. With Black Ops, developers introduced the concept of COD points. COD points are used within the game to purchase unlockable weapons, equipment and customizable features.


Black Ops’ first DLC, First Strike, will be out soon for the PC following an Xbox 360 launch.

While COD points are earned by traditional gameplay, they can be earned much faster by gambling them on matches, and Treyarch mentioned that more than 147 billion of these points have been lost and won since November. 

COD points aren’t the only social feature gamers employ though, as over 43 million gameplay videos have been uploaded to showcase particularly exciting in-game moments.



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