In a recent announcement, Activision Blizzard revealed that their highly anticipated video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has reached a staggering $1 billion in sales just 10 days after its release.
This news comes hot on the heels of the game breaking its franchise record by reaching $800 million in sales just three days after its release. In comparison, its predecessor, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, took 15 days to reach the same $1 billion in sales milestone.
However, Modern Warfare 2 falls short of breaking records set by another blockbuster video game, Grand Theft Auto V, which reached the $1 billion mark in an impressive three days back in 2013.
Despite receiving mixed reviews and criticism for its bugs and similarities to previous Call of Duty titles, Modern Warfare 2 continues to dominate the video game market and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
This latest achievement further cements Activision Blizzard's position as one of the leaders in the gaming industry and solidifies Call of Duty as one of the most successful video game franchises in history.
Call of Duty: WarZone 2.0
Now, we await the release of Call of Duty: WarZone 2.0, which was teased during Call of Duty’s: Next project. Call of Duty: WarZone 2.0, which is part of Modern Warfare® 2’s Season 1, which is expected to launch on November 16, will share the same technologies used in Modern Warfare 2.