Modern Warfare 3 Breaks International Sales Record

Modern Warfare 3 reached one-billion dollars in world-wide sales in a mere 16 days beating previous record holder James Cameron’s Avatar, who reached the same number in 17 days.

The video game franchise has performed well in a down video game market and Activision is also raking in extra bucks through the Call of Duty Elite Subscription service, which gives users a much more interactive experience with personal stats and other features. The service has reached 6 million subscriptions since the release of the game in early November; 1 million of them are paid premium subscriptions. Activision was quick to point out that it took Netflix and X-Box Live a full year to reach the million-dollar mark in paid subscriptions.

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