Modern Warfare 2 Breaks $1 Billion Barrier

Shooter Moves Into Elite Group of Games

January 13, 2010 Activision has confirmed that sales of Modern Warfare 2 have passed the $1 billion barrier.

This milestone puts Modern Warfare 2 among the ranks of the most lucrative games ever made, an elite group that includes the Guitar Hero franchise and World of Warcraft.

Activision CEO Robert Kotick said that sales of the game had “exceeded our expectations”.

Modern Warfare 2 has been on sale for two months and was reputed to have taken $550m dollars over its first five days on sale.

Source: Activision Press Release