Call of Duty: Black Ops

Backward compatibility boosts Black Ops sales by 13,000%

Treyarch's popular shooter enjoys a resurgence on Xbox One.

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If it wasn't already obvious that a lot of gamers welcome backwards compatibility for their consoles, the latest sales numbers for the the classic action game, Call of Duty: Black Ops, will remove all doubt.

In the wake of the game being included in the library of backwards compatible Xbox 360 titles for Xbox One, the sales for Black Ops skyrocketed by a whopping 13,400 per cent on Amazon.

At the same time the digital "Classics" version sold though Xbox Live increased its sales by 6,877 per cent, making it abundantly clear that popular games of old can find new life on upgraded hardware.

Call of Duty: Black Ops

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