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COD Modern Warfare 2 breaks franchise records by crossing $1 billion sell-through in 10 Days

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II by Activision has broken $1 billion in international sell-through just 10 days after its debut on October 28, 2022, continuing to shatter series records. The new record surpasses the old record for the franchise, which Black Ops II established in 2012 with 15 days. Modern Warfare II is living up to its hype by breaking these records every day. The game also made a record by crossing $800 million in 3 days.

Modern Warfare 2 is the highest-grossing entertainment opening of 2022

In the first 10 days after its release on October 28, Modern Warfare II gamers have already logged more than 200 million hours and over 1 billion matches across PlayStation, Xbox, and PC platforms. Modern Warfare II has also broken a few other records. The game is the highest-grossing entertainment opening of 2022. Modern Warfare II is also the #1 top-selling opening in franchise history topping $800 million in sell-through following its first three days of release.

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Our developers, along with our entire Activision Blizzard team, are the backbone of our unwavering commitment to serve our hundreds of millions of players around the world. I am so proud of the extraordinary efforts from our Call of Duty teams and the records they have achieved with Modern Warfare II. Connecting the world through joy, fun and the thrill of competition is the key to our success. Modern Warfare II has provided this to millions of players faster and with greater satisfaction than ever before,” said Bobby Kotick, CEO, of Activision Blizzard.

Modern Warfare II is a fully optimized experience for Steam,, the online gaming platform from Blizzard Entertainment, and the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Xbox Series X|S. With the help of a fantastic group of studios, including Activision Central Design, Activision Central Tech, Activision Localization Dublin, Activision QA, Activision Shanghai, Beenox, Demonware, High Moon Studios, Raven Software, Sledgehammer Games, Toys for Bob, and Treyarch, Modern Warfare II is being developed by Infinity Ward.

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“The incredible momentum driving Modern Warfare II is a direct reflection of the energy and passion of the Call of Duty community,” said Johanna Faries, General Manager, Call of Duty. “As we look ahead to an unprecedented level of support for Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2.0’s launch next week, we are motivated to deliver again for the best player community in the world.”

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