Modern Warfare 2 smashed sales records when it released in November 2009. The came Black Ops, which smashed the records set by its predecessor. Now, true to form, it looks like the latest Call of Duty instalment - Modern Warfare 3 - is set to do exactly the same thing once more.
UK retailer GAME suggested to MCV that in their view, pre-orders are shaping up to make for an even bigger launch this winter than Treyarch's effort enjoyed last year.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 pre-orders are already tracking significantly ahead of Call of Duty: Black Ops at the same time last year.
We know that the Call of Duty brand and franchise has the most amazing fan-base and we’ve got some great surprises lined up for those who pre-order with us. We’re looking forward to an incredible launch on November 8th. - Tom Devine, GAME Group MD
Although Call of Duty has never been anything less than loud, we were quietly impressed with the intensity of action exhibited in the two levels we were privy too a month or so back.
Modern Warfare 3 launches on November 8th for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.