Publisher giant Activision Blizzard has released first day sales figures for the latest in the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. They sold 6.5 million units for a gross of over $400m in 24 hours since release. The record was preivously held by another game in the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which grossed $310 million in the 24 hours since release. The Call of Duty franchise has now set the opening sales record for three years straight now, as the aforementioned record holder Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was from 2009, and was then followed by Call of Duty: Black Ops in 2010. Investors should be pleased with the sales figures, as Activision Blizzard...

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