Monday, November 21, 2011

"Modern Warfare 3" Captures $775 Million

According to BigGameHunter, Activision’s first-person shooter video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3", has grossed more than $775 million in its first five days at retailers, despite a $60 per game price tag.

"In this difficult economy, you are getting a great value," said Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, confirming that the entire "Call of Duty" video game franchise has earned more than $6 billion in revenue since its debut.

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the third installment in Activision's "Modern Warfare" video game series is the eighth "Call of Duty" installment in total, set in America, England, France and Germany, as the entire world is plunged into war.

This marks the third consecutive year that the "Call of Duty" franchise has set launch records across all forms of entertainment, something no other entertainment franchise in any medium has ever accomplished :

"...former 'Task Force 141 Captain John "Soap" MacTavish' (voiced by Kevin McKidd), former 'SAS Captain John Price' (Billy Murray) and Russian informant 'Nikolai' are on the run after killing rogue 'US Army Lt General Shepherd'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3"...