Who Raised 500 Million Dollars in 24 Hours "Call of Duty: Black Ops II"

Sales of the video game series have achieved more than the box office of Harry Potter and Star Wars

Avatar grossed over 232 million dollars in its opening weekend, the ending of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, over 170 million, and the last film in the James Bond saga, Skyfall, exceeded 90 million dollars. A pittance for the games industry. The company Activision has announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the Call of Duty franchise has become the launch of the entertainment industry's most important story. The new installment, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, reaching an estimated worldwide sales of 500 million dollars (393 million euros) in the first 24 hours of their release.

"To date, total sales achieved by the games Call of Duty series have surpassed the box office worldwide revenue of Harry Potter and Star Wars, the two most successful film franchises of all time," said Bobby Kotick, chief CEO of Activision.
The last chapter of the series went on sale on Tuesday and 13, and thousands of supporters gathered in the evening more than 16,000 openings in stores around the world. "Call of Duty has become more than just a product. Every November there is more than just launching a game, is started a phenomenon, "said Eric Hirshberg, Activision another executive.
Black Ops II develops two lines of argument, one of them in 2025. China and the United States are engaged in a cold war, because China forbids the export of natural resources after receiving a cyberattack that cripples its stock exchange. Players take on the skin, and especially the weapons-Alex Mason and his son David, protagonists of the story.
One of the reasons for the success of the game is that it is cross platform. Call of Duty: Black Ops II is available for Microsoft's Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC, and will soon also to the new Nintendo home console, Wii U. The title has a PEGI-European system for classifying the content of video games, 18 +, which means it contains violence, profanity, sex, drugs, discrimination and betting.
The last Call of Duty share physical space and virtual stores with Wonderbook, the incursion of writer J. K. Rowling in the world of video games (out for PlayStation 3), which can learn 20 spells magic school of Hogwarts.

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