Modern Warfare 2 will exceed $500 million in week 1

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Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter believes global sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will “exceed $500 million in the first week following launch”.

In his Activision Blizzard Q3 Preview, Pachter also estimated that the highly anticipated title will “easily sell 10 million units in Q4 [Oct-Dec]”

Speaking on GT’s Bonus Round last month, Pachter said that with the right marketing the title could achieve Q4 sales of up to 14 million units.

“Last year sold about 8 million in the Christmas quarter, I think most people think this will do 10-12. It really depends on marketing – if they blitz the airwaves and we see ads on every basketball game, football game, college football game, every beauty pageant … maybe 14,” said Pachter.

How many units do you think Modern Warfare 2 will sell this winter? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

  • Release Date: November 10, 2009
    • - 10 November 2009 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC)
  • Platform(s): macOS, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Genre(s): Action, First Person, Shooter
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