Call of Duty: Ghosts Hits the Shelves

The tenth installment in Activision's shooter series may experience initial slow sales as gamers wait for the PS4 and Xbox One.

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Call of Duty fans in the U.K. queued overnight amid chilly temperatures to be among the first to get their hands on the latest installment of the game, Sky News reported on Tuesday.

But initial sales of Call of Duty: Ghosts could be slower than the previous release, Infinity Ward’s studio head Mark Rubin told the BBC, as some consumers will wait for Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles to become available in the coming weeks before buying the game.

To encourage early purchases, publisher Activision is offering people who buy the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions discounted copies on later versions if they upgrade within a fixed period, the BBC reports.

The game’s developers brought in Traffic screenwriter Stephen Gaghan to help create a new narrative for Call of Duty: Ghosts, says USA Today. But despite a range of new features the core of Call of Duty remains “relatively untouched,” writes the Telegraph.