Friday, November 16, 2012

"Call Of Duty": $500 Million In 24 Hours

According to BigGameHunter, Games Publisher Activision reports that "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" has earned more than $500 million worldwide in its first 24 hours of release :

"...Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the 'Call of Duty' franchise has delivered the biggest entertainment launch of the year, achieving an estimated sell-through of more than $500 million worldwide in the first 24 hours of its release, according to Chart-Track, retail customer sell-through information and internal company estimates..."

"...'Alex Mason' returns, fighting proxy wars for the US during the 1980's in Central America and Afghanistan. Then in the year 2025, Alex Mason's son 'David', fights when a new cold war breaks out between China and the US, after China bans the export of rare earth elements following a cyberattack that cripples the Chinese Stock Exchange.

 "In this era, war is defined by robotics, cyberwarfare, unmanned vehicles and other modern technology. Taking advantage of this stand-off, the villain 'Menendez' attempts to bring the two super-powers to a full-blown war by inciting conflicts between them, in locations as diverse as Los Angeles, Singapore and Yemen..."

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