Activision Blizzard Inc. this week said Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360, and the PC generated $775 million in sales in the first 5 days of sale at global retail.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sold 6.5 million to generate $400 million in the first day of release and break the sales record of 2010’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, which sold 5.6 million units in 24 hours.
Modern Warfare 3 includes new locations like New York, London and Paris, in addition to several lead characters.
The final game includes competitive and co-op online multiplayer options.
Microsoft in Nov. began sale of the Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle includes an Xbox 360 320GB SKU with custom Modern Warfare 3 graphics and sounds, two custom wireless controllers, special Avatar items, Black Wired Headset, and a copy of Modern Warfare 3 at $399.99.