'Call of Duty' breaks sales record

'Call of Duty' breaks sales record

Credit: AP

In this Nov. 9, 2010 photo, Sarah Rice, of the Game Stop, diplays the new "Call of Duty: Black Ops," in the Play Station 3 and the XBox 360 formats that are on sale in Sacramento, Calif. Activision said Thursday, Nov. 11, the latest "Call of Duty" video game pulled in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale in a record showing for the entertainment industry.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Posted on November 11, 2010 at 2:04 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 18 at 7:44 AM

   NEW YORK (AP) -- Activision says the latest "Call of Duty" video game pulled in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale in a record showing for the entertainment industry.
   Activision Blizzard Inc. said Thursday that "Call of Duty: Black Ops" topped the first-day sales of $310 million by its record-setting predecessor, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2."
   "Black Ops" went on sale Nov. 9 in North America and the U.K.
   Activision says its latest military shooter sold 5.6 million units the day it went on sale. Its predecessor, meanwhile, sold 4.7 million copies.
   (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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