Call of Duty Black Ops Beats Five Day Sales Record

first_imgCall of Duty: Black Ops set another sales record, pulling in a staggering $650 million in its first five days. That number beats the old record held by its predecessor, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 by $100 million. Black Ops also holds the record for the first 24 hours in North America, pulling in $360 million in that timeframe–beating out Modern Warfare 2 by $50 million. The game also holds all manner of other records–according to publisher Activision, it is Amazon’s best-selling game launch. More than 5.9 million multiplayer hours were logged on Xbox Live in the game’s first 24 hours. Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg isn’t gloating too much,There are many reasons for the success of Black Ops, but first and foremost is the fact that our team at Treyarch delivered a truly awesome game, and in the process have established themselves as one of the most talented developers in the world.last_img read more