Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 are in stores now.  The last month saw both titles with outstanding launches, according to recent study by Raptr, one might have been more stellar than the other.

This research is concentrated around the Xbox 360 versions of the two games and based on tracked gameplay data, Raptr users logged an average of 40% more playtime in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 than Battlefield 3 on the games’ launch days.

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Raptr’s opinion data stated:

  • 81% of respondents were more excited for the launch of Battlefield 3
  • 92% of respondents consider DICE a more innovative developer than Infinity Ward
  • 58% of respondents said the Battlefield franchise has had a bigger impact on the FPS genre
  • 80% of respondents feel the Call of Duty franchise generates more hype through its marketing from

 

 

Some vital statistics in Modern Warfare 3 vs Battlefield 3 on the Xbox 360

  • Xbox 360 players logged 40% more launch-day playtime in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, averaging 6.19 hours compared to 4.45 hours of Battlefield 3
  • During each game’s first week of launch, Xbox 360 players logged 17% more per-user playtime in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, averaging 20.45 hours compared to 17.37 hours of Battlefield 3
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 acc*mulated more total hours played in one week post-launch than Battlefield 3 has in three weeks post-launch
  • 53% of Battlefield 3 players on Xbox 360 are also playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3,compared to just 31% of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 players who also playedBattlefield 3
  • During the first week of launch, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 stole more playtime fromBattlefield 3 than any other game
  • For the first time ever for any franchise, three Call of Duty games were in the top 10 playtime charts on Raptr

In response to the recent numbers CEO of Raptr said :

“The battle for dominance for the first-person shooter market in 2011 is clearly in Activision’s favor,” said Dennis Fong, CEO of Raptr. “EA made a valiant effort evangelizing its fan base and generating massive support around the launch of Battlefield 3. Given how well received the game was, EA has a powerful opportunity to take things further next year, though it’s clear at this point that Call of Duty is a phenomenon that is unrivalled.”

Take a look at how the rest of the gaming world has reacted to the title so far by checking out our early Battlefield 3 review and  Modern Warfare 3 Review

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