Modern Warfare 2 grosses $550 million in five days

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:07 GMT

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Activision just announced that Modern Warfare 2 has passed $550 million in sales in five days at retail.

The game has now broken a slew of records for entertainment sales, claimed the publisher.

These include, according to this PR:

  • The largest reported five-day opening worldwide box office gross figures, held by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($394 million)
  • The largest reported five-day opening domestic box office gross figures, held by The Dark Knight ($203.8 million)
  • The largest reported five-day worldwide video game sales record, previously held by Grand Theft Auto IV (6 million units, $500 million)
  • The largest reported opening first-day domestic box office gross figures, held by The Dark Knight ($66.4 million)
  • The largest reported first-day book sales in dollars, held by Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows ($220 million)
  • The largest reported first-day worldwide video game sales record, previously held by Grand Theft Auto IV (3.6 million units, $310 million)

So many numbers. So little time. Hit the link for the full thing.

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