More than 68,000 "Human Years" Spent Playing Call Of Duty : Black Ops Already

After becoming the top selling video game for this holiday season, Activision has released some new stats related to its popular Call of Duty : Black Ops game that further establishes its global dominance.

In a press release, the game publisher said that apart from breaking the $1 billion sales mark, Black Ops has been setting massive usage records that eclipse any other game in history.

Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops, has been played for more than 600 million hours which are equivalent to 68,000 human years. The publisher said that if CoD players turned out in numbers, they would fill 83 of the largest stadiums in the world, every day.

Activision also pointed out that a gamer was spending on average 87 minutes playing Call of Duty every day, more than the 55 minutes spent on Facebook, since the game was launched in November.

The publisher failed to give an exact number of active Call of Duty players but said that the number was more than the combined number of viewers who watched six of the top television shows in the U.S for an entire week.

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, said in a statement that “Media is evolving and today the social aspects of technology are more important to the overall entertainment experience than ever before. Call of Duty creates a shared sense of identify for its community and is as integral to their social lives as any other form of digital communication.”