Call of Duty: Black Ops II pre-orders for the first day after the announcement of the game have beaten first-day pre-orders for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Black Ops II has beaten Modern Warfare 3’s pre-orders on Amazon by 30 percent.
That’s saying a lot since Modern Warfare 3 was the fastest-selling game in history when it went on sale last November, eclipsing sales of the previous record setter, Call of Duty: Black Ops, from 2010. Modern Warfare 3 currently holds the record for the most pre-ordered game of all time and was among the top 20 pre-orders ever on Amazon.com. Modern Warfare sold more than $1 billion worth of games since it debuted.
Black Ops II will be released Nov. 13. Pre-orders are now being sold on Activision.com, Steam, Amazon, Best Buy, Gamestop, and Target for $59.99.