Activision and Infinity Ward have announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II has generated revenue of 800 million USD during the first 3 days of its release.
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Earns 800 Million USD
Activision has announced that worldwide sales for the first 3 days of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II earn 800 million USD. This is more than the previous record holder, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which managed to do so in 5 days.
According to Activision, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is now the game with the biggest opening weekend in the history of the Call of Duty franchise and even surpassed the opening of the 2 most successful movies of 2022.
Citing figures from Box Office Mojo, Activision has claimed that the game outperformed the opening of Top Gun: Maverick and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness combined.
Below is the full message from Bobby Kotick and Johanna Faries on the latest record from the Call of Duty franchise:
Thank you to our talented team for creating magic through incredible art and technology, and to the global community of players who find joy and connection through Call of Duty. This milestone belongs to them.Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard
Thank you, Call of Duty players, for making the launch of Modern Warfare II one for the record books as well as the opening of the best-selling entertainment of the year. It’s our honor and privilege to deliver a historic launch weekend to the best fans in the world.
As amazing as this opening is, Call of Duty has so much more in store. An unprecedented level of support for the world of Modern Warfare is on the horizon and the launch of Warzone 2.0 is imminent. This is an amazing time for the franchise.Johanna Faries, General Manager of Call of Duty.