Activision:Black Ops Sets New First Day Sales Record Selling 5.6 Million Copies Sold


According to initia estimates from Activision, sales of their new Call of Duty : Black Ops has sold 5.6 million copies on its first day. Beating last year record set by Modern Warfare 2 launch of 4.6 million copies sold.

Marking the second year in a row that the Call of Duty franchise has set day one launch records across all forms of entertainment

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Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the biggest entertainment launch ever with an estimated sell-through of approximately $360 million in North America and the United Kingdom alone in the first 24 hours of its release, as compared to last year’s estimated day-one sell-through of $310 million for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® 2 in North America and the United Kingdom, according to internal Activision estimates.

Full press release.

Via Joystiq