Activision has proudly announced that its latest title in the Call of Duty series, Modern Warfare 3 has hit the 1 billion dollar mark in just 16 days, again beating records.
It beat Avatar’s record of 17 days. Who doesn’t like Sam Worthington controlling an alien body?
[Activision] announced today that Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare™ 3 crossed the $1 billion mark in sales since its launch on November 8, 2011, according to Charttrack and retail customer sell-through information.
Highlighting the trend of interactive entertainment gaining a greater hold of audiences worldwide, the game achieved this milestone in just 16 days, eclipsing the record set in 2009 by the feature film “Avatar,” which reached the $1 billion milestone in 17 days.
I’m pretty sure Activision’s really happy with that money.
Here’s another behind the scenes video from our friends at the Ward and Sledgehammer. It shows off MW3’s “Kill Confirmed” and customizing private matches.And this time next week, you’ll be playing it. T minus 5 days, 4 hours, soldiers.
The all-new behind the scenes multiplayer video for Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3. Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games bring you a preview of Kill Confirmed and Team Defender, two of the all-new multiplayer modes in Modern Warfare 3. Learn how MW3 takes multiplayer customization to a whole new level: Private matches have been significantly enhanced to allow players to create new, fully customizable game modes and share those newly created game modes with friends and the community.
You may be thinking, “How the hell do you get tokens before day one?” First, you must have prestiged in either CoD4, World at War, MW2 or Black Ops. Each game you’ve prestiged in earns you a token. Then you should look like one of these happy guys:
And here’s a couple more questions answered by Robert.
Campaign is focused on the single player cinematic experience.
There are going to be midnight launch events worldwide, not sure which will be streamed.
Reconfirmed that ELITE gives you all the DLC
Kick is a weapon proficiency that allows you to reduce kick on the weapon its assigned to, so you have less recoil
Its very fast paced, like Modern Warfare 2
MW3 will feature hot-fixes
Juggernauts are worn down slowly until you’re dead
Your pointsreak never resets when using the Support Strike Package
There is no cut off on when you can prestige in previous COD games to get tokens for MW3
Each custom class can have different Strike Package assigned
Attachments unlock naturally as you progressively rank up
Veteran Option in the prestige shop is an exclusive set of emblems and titles for your callsign.
Choosing an item in “Unlock Gear” keeps it unlocked permanently
Gun Game, One in a Chamber, Infection, and others are to Private Match
Reconfirmed MW3 has online spiltscreen
The only way to have Assassin users show up on Radar is to tag them with Recon or Recon Pro.