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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is close to $1 billion in opening weekend

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Want to know why regulators are so tight-lipped about Call of Duty, and its proposed acquisition by Microsoft? Well, the latest entry – which has already broken PS Store Record for the series – just grossed $800 million during its opening weekend. In terms of gross revenue, that’s more money than the worldwide box office openings of Top Gun Maverick and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. combined.

“During just the first three days of release, Modern Warfare 2’s debut has topped the previous five-day franchise record, which was set by Modern Warfare 3 in 2011 in sell-through, so far in Call of Duty. became the biggest beginning of reads a statement. “Players from around the world participated in the new launch, setting new player participation franchise records for number of unique players and hours played in the first three days of premium release.”

Frankly, these are absolutely staggering numbers, which once again show the power and importance of the franchise. Xbox boss Phil Spencer reiterated his intention to release the series on PlayStation this week, but these dizzying numbers will surely catch the eye of regulators, and perhaps strengthen Sony’s overall argument. will help in making it impossible for anyone to develop a Call of Duty competitor in it. Day and age.

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