Modern Warfare 2 Sold A Lot Of Copies


Posted November 12, 2009 - By Stephen Johnson

Modern Warfare 2

According to Activision, the little game that could, Modern Warfare 2, sold 4.7 million copies in North America and the U.K., taking in $310 million. Shocking, I know. This makes the launch the biggest in gaming history, just as Activision predicted.

Keep in mind: The U.S., the U.K. and Canada are only three of the many nations in which the game was sold. For comparison's sake: The second best launch in history was Take-Two Interactive's Grand Theft Auto IV, which sold 3.6 million copies globally.

As for the long-term, analyst predictions range from total sales of 11.1 million copies this year to estimates as high as seventeen-bazillion copies sold. Activision stands to make between $803 million and $25.6 jillion on the game.

Reports that Activision head Bobby Kotick will use the Modern Warfare 2 profits to purchase a dormant volcano in the South Pacific in which to build an army of atomic robots bent on world domination have not been confirmed, although experts regard them as imaginary.

Modern Warfare 2 Sold A Lot Of Copies


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