Release of video game sends players into “Zombie Mode”



College student Jamie Kosoy focusing on his goal of becoming a future game designer. Photo used with permission of MCT Campus.

Mirand Lyons, Graphic Designer

Last Friday on Oct. 6 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was released. This franchise has sold over 140 million copies all over the world. Students all over the country spent that day staying home playing this new game rather than going to school.

“To be honest I’m pretty sure that my friends were not even at school when the game came out, I’m not surprised,” sophomore Quintin Stewart said.

Being the third in its franchise its numbers of hours played have racked up on the charts above previous editions in less than a few days. With its sci-fi multiplayer first person shooter features and its classic Zombie Mode back, players have doubled the digital dollar spent on the game. From the PlayStation 3 to Microsoft Windows, the game becomes available to students on any platform.

According to Activision the game made $550 million in just three days. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 around $53 online and in nearby stores like GameStop or Target.