Call of Duty: Black Ops II retail sales surpass $1 billion
Shooter beats movie record for yet another year
Activision announced today that Call of Duty: Black Ops II has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide retail sales, according to Chart-Track retail customer sell-through information and internal company estimates.
The game achieved this milestone in 15 days after its launch on November 13, 2012. Last year's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 reached $1 billion in retail sales in 16 days. The box office record set for feature films in 2009 by "Avatar" was $1 billion in 17 days.
Since the game's launch, more than 150 million hours have been logged playing online on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is in stores now for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and Windows PC. For more on this latest shooter, check out our Call of Duty: Black Ops II Review.