Modern Warfare 2 Hits $1 Billion

BY Andrew Miesner / January 14, 2010

Yesterday, Activsion announced that Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 keeps setting records by hitting the $1 billion mark worldwide since its debut in November 2009.

The first few days after its release,  the game sold about $550 million worldwide beating recent movies such as: Harry Potter, Avatar and Twilight according to Activsion and

Modern Warfare 2


Call of Duty:Modern Warfare 2 has exceeded our expectations and shattered theatrical box office and video game records,” said Robert Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. “There are only a handful of entertainment properties that have ever reached the $1 billion mark, which illustrates the power of the Call of Duty franchise and mass appeal of this game.

Modern Warfare 2 is rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB Rating for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language. For additional information about the game, visit