Publishing behemoth Activision has revealed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has eclipsed $1 billion in 10 days, following news that the military first-person shooter generated $800 million in three days.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has now surpassed the record previously held by Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in 2012, which reached the $1 billion milestone in 15 days. As such, Modern Warfare 2 is now officially the fastest-selling entry in the long-running franchise to date.
Elsewhere, Activision revealed that over 200 million hours have been logged in Modern Warfare 2 during the first 10 days across all formats, which equates to over one billion matches.
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Johanna Faries, Call of Duty’s General Manager, commented:
The incredible momentum driving Modern Warfare 2 is a direct reflection of the energy and passion of the Call of Duty community. As we look ahead to an unprecedented level of support for Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0‘s launch next week, we are motivated to deliver again for the best player community in the world.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 launched for PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One on October 28, 2022. You can read our review here.
Last week, Treyarch confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Ranked Play would be launching in 2023.
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