Black Ops pre-orders surpassing those for Modern Warfare 2 at GameStop

Friday, 8 October 2010 16:13 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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GameStop has announced pre-order sales for Call of Duty: Black Ops are outperforming those of Modern Warfare 2.

According to the chain’s SVP of merchandising, Bob McKenzie, the title has seen “all-time, record reservations” and are ahead of where Modern Warfare 2 was this time last year, a title which “previously set the industry standard”.

Back in July, Pacific Crest analyst Evan Wilson said his retail contacts claimed Black Ops pre-orders were accumulating faster than Modern Warfare 2, and he predicated the game could sell 12 million units during the holiday season alone.

Wilson also said CoD titles always set a sales record upon release, with each respective game doing better than the previous one in the series.

Black Ops is due for release on November 9 for PC, PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360.

Thanks, IGN.

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