Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare achieves astounding success on Twitch, breaking launch week records.
Recently Twitch has confirmed that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most streamed console game of 2014 during its launch week worldwide. Just last week, they shared, over 75,000 unique broadcasters shared gameplay streams from the latest entry in the franchise. Across these 75,000 broadcasters, over 26 million views were achieved.
Ernest Le, Director, Publisher, and Developer Partnerships at Twitch, stated, “Since the Call of Duty community 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. 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.”
They went on to add that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay was watched by nearly 6 million unique viewers just last week. This brings the total minutes watched to over 327 million.
“The response from the global community to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been incredible, with millions of fans playing the new era 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 at Sledgehammer Games.
“The team at the studio is thrilled to see players think the game we’ve poured our heart in soul into making these last three years is not only fun to play,” added Glen Schofield, Co-Founder and Studio Head at Sledgehammer Games, “but very exciting to watch.”
Do these statistics surprise you? Or are they about what you would expect from a game in such a popular franchise?