Industry Gamers are reporting that pre-orders for this years Call of Duty instalment ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’ has already exceeded those for ‘Modern Warfare 2′ in comparison.
Quoted by Industry Gamers:
Pacific Crest Securities analyst Evan Wilson believes that Black Ops will sell 12 million copies, up from his previous estimate of 10 million. Wilson has spoken to his firmâ€™s retail sources and has found that pre-orders for Black Ops are outpacing those of Modern Warfare 2.
Despite the current strong demand for ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’, Wilson also predicted that overall long-term sales will not be as strong as ‘Modern Warfare 2′, blaming â€ścompetition, weaker marketing, and the Infinity Ward situationâ€ť.
‘Modern Warfare 2′ sold 16 Million copies during the fourth quarter of 2009, but ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’ is estimated to sell 12 Million copies during the fourth quarter of 2010.
Call of Duty: Black Ops will be released worldwide on November 9th, 2010.
Source: Industry Gamers