Published on September 19th, 2010 | by CodCom
10 Amazing Facts About Modern Warfare 2
Modern Warfare 2 is a record breaker in every sense of the word. It has without doubt had the most successful launch of any game ever released in the history of the games industry. In the few days since its release, Modern Warfare 2 has generated some staggering numbers and facts all of which really put into perspective just how big of a deal Infinity Ward’s shooter actually is.
1. The Guinness World Records confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 became the most successful entertainment launch of all time.
2. The Guinness World Records also confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 has generated $401,690,771 in 24 hours. The highest revenue by an entertainment product in 24 hours.
3. More than 2.2 million gamers logged more than 5.2 million multiplayer hours playing Modern Warfare 2 on the first day alone, a new one-day Xbox Live record.
4. It has taken Modern Warfare 2 69 days to generate over $1 billion in sales.
5. More than 11 million achievements were unlocked on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on the first day.
6. Modern Warfare 2 is the most pirated game of 2009 (see TorrentFreak)
7. Modern Warfare 2 won 6 out of the 18 awards at Machinima’s first Inside Gaming Awards (2009) It won the award for best multiplayer, best control, best replayability, best weapon, best original score and Game of the Year award.
8. The estimated number of copies Modern Warfare 2 sold worldwide within 24hours of its release is 7 million
9. As the moment of writing this article, the number of results Google produces under ‘Modern Warfare 2’ is 52,900,000
Yes you read it correctly, there are only 9 facts stated above. That’s because I want you to come up with a 10th fact about Modern Warfare 2. If you know an amazing fact about Modern Warfare 2, please feel free to share it with the rest of the community.