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Modern Warfare 2 Selling Like Hotcakes

Sooo, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 came out earlier this week and a lot of people were excited about it. How many people? Well, in just the U.S., Canada and UK alone, Activision managed to rake in $310 million in the first day.

The huge cash haul was the result of 4.7 million copies sold on the first day – a staggering number made even more impressive that it doesn't include all other countries that Modern Warfare 2 launched in.

NPD Group figures that 1.2 million of those copies were sold in the UK. Interestingly enough, Activision shipped 3 million copies to the UK in preparation for the launch.

Given how a game is considered successful if it sells over a million copies in a month, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's first day is nothing short of incredible.

Source: Kotaku.