Modern Warfare 3 Sells 9.3 Million in 24 Hours

November 10, 2011

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According to VGChartz, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 set a whole new sales record for the gaming industry. Roughly 1.5 million people purchased the game on it’s midnight release worldwide. Within the first day of it’s release, it sold 9.3 million copies across all platforms!

The Xbox 360 version consisted of the majority of sale at roughly 54%, surpassing a little over 5 million copies sold. The PlayStation 3 version consisted of 42% with roughly 4 million copies sold. The PC and Wii versions however sold only 4%, which totaled to about 370,000 units.

Modern Warfare 3 has sold 33% more copies than Black Ops based on first day sales and sold 55% more copies than Modern Warfare 2’s first day sales. It’s astounding to even hear these figures being mentioned on one game (granted it’s Call of Duty which every is accustomed to).

Are you currently playing MW3? What do you guys think of it? Sound off in the comments below!

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