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Looking at the top 10 bestselling first person shooters the first things that sticks out is that the Call of Duty franchise has dominated since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare released and that each successor, excluding World at War has increased in sales. The five best selling are on the Call of Duty franchise, while Modern Warfare just passed Black Ops as the bestselling Call of Duty game to date. These five Call of Duty games have sold a combined 111.96 million units.

The one other thing that sticks out is that there are three exclusives in the top 10, all part of the Halo franchise. It is the biggest exclusive franchise on a Microsoft platform. Halo 3 (X360) is the only game in the franchise to reach the ten million mark, while it is looking unlikely Halo: Reach will reach that mark, with Halo 4 (X360) set to release on November 6, 2012.

The other two games which is not part of the Call of Duty franchise or Halo franchise are Battlefield 3 and Medal of Honor: Frontline. Battlefield 3 which was set to compete with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has sold 12.88 million copies in six months or just a little under half of what Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has sold to date. Medal of Honor: Frontline along with Halo 2 (XB) are the only two games to be for the previous generation.

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Source: http://www.vgchartz.com/article/250080/top-10-in-sales-first-person-shooters/
 
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FIRST!

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wish they would release halo 3 +later for the pc.

they'd probably sell another million or so copies.
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The only CoD game I really enjoyed was the original Modern Warfare. The rest were all junk
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Is it just me or should the top 3-4 CoD games just be merged into 1? It's the same game.
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The only CoD game I really enjoyed was the original Modern Warfare. The rest were all junk

Same. Played some of the newer ones, haven't bought any since Modern Warfare.
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Junk-5, then Battlefield 3. Cool!
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What exactly is COD doing so right?
 
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This is why we can't have nice things.
    
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FIRST!
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