The latest first-person shooter video game, Call of Duty: Black Ops, continues to break records worldwide after going on sale late last week.
According to Activision, its publisher, just five days after its release the game has generated more than $650 million in worldwide sales, beating out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which smashed previous sale records when it was released last year.
Activision said Black Ops has also surpassed online gaming records. Since the game’s launch on Nov. 9, more than 5.9 million multiplayer hours were logged on the Microsoft Xbox platform where gamers can battle each other in the virtual worlds. The release also noted that more than 2.6 million people have played the game in the past five days.
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