The Xbox store seems to be the perfect breeding ground for older games. Again and again, some AAA classics manage to make it to the top of the bestseller list. So does Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which seems to be celebrating a real comeback 11 years after its release.
CoD: Black Ops 2 storms the Xbox charts again
The Xbox Store bestseller list is always good for a surprise. Of course, the overview mainly includes long-running favorites such as Minecraft, Red Dead Redemption 2 or GTA 5, but it is not uncommon for some particularly old games to sneak into the top places.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has also achieved this feat. The now almost 11-year-old shooter from Activision can currently 5th place claim for themselves and is even ahead of the current part Modern Warfare 2 (source: Microsoft).
Normally, a particularly strong discount campaign ensures that older games in particular end up back in the Xbox bestsellers. But if you take a look at the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 store page, you’ll see that the shooter that originally came out for the Xbox 360 is still available now 49.99 euros costs.
Colleague David Hain tested Black Ops 2 for GIGA at the time. You can see his conclusion about the shooter in the video:
Xbox bestsellers house more old games
By the way: Black Ops 2 isn’t the only Xbox bestseller that’s showing its age. In first place is GTA 5, which is celebrating its tenth birthday this year. And the remastered version of DuckTales, which is currently in eighth place, can also call itself a teenager in a few months. However, it is also greatly reduced. Instead of 14.39 euros, only 3.59 euros are currently due for purchase. The offer is valid until March 20, 2023.
Not only in the bestseller list of the Xbox Store there are always some curiosities. The positions of the switch charts sometimes puzzle us: