Call of Duty: Black Ops Smashes Sales Records
Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the biggest entertainment launch ever by selling over 5.6 million copies in 24 hours. The sales numbers are from North America and the United Kingdom alone and beat Modern Warfare 2's last years record of 4.7 million sold copies. The game generated over $360 million, which is $50 million more what Modern Warfare 2 did in the same time period last year.
Call of Duty: Black Ops is one of the most critically acclaimed games of the year worldwide. Modern Warfare 3 doubled the record number in 2012, but www.blackopsii.com reports that Black Ops II might even beat MW3. Black Ops logged over 1 million Xbox LIVE users during its first few hours online; Those are just Xbox 360 numbers and don't include the PlayStation 3 and PC gamers.
Developed by Treyarch, Black Ops 3 is the latest Call of Duty game to be released on the PS3/PS4, Xbox and PC. Featuring new weapons, perks, maps, and scorestreaks the next black ops game is the most ambitious COD game to date. Multiplayer in COD: BO3 will be available on Xbox LIVE (requires Gold Membership), PlayStation Network and Steam.