But, somewhat surprisingly perhaps, Modern Warfare 2 - released in 2009 - took third spot, beating the likes of big-hitters Halo: Reach and Battlefield 3 into fourth and fifth respectively.
What does MW2 stand for?
MW2 stands for Modern Warfare 2 (gaming)
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The game established an all-new five-day worldwide sell-through record of more than $775 million, exceeding the record of $650 million set a year ago by Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops and $550 million two years ago for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 , according to Charttrack and retail customer sell-through information.
Single player starts right where Modern Warfare 2 ended: Soap's on his last legs after being knifed in the chest and the gruff Price is still hunting for Russian terrorist Makarov.
99, EA EPIC shooters don't come any bigger than another recent release with a 2 at the end of it, so Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has got a pretty hefty challenge to make a name for itself so soon after probably the best FPS we've ever seen Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Favourites for the GAME award - the only prize to be voted for by the public - are Uncharted 2 and Modern Warfare 2.
No surprises in the charts this week, as the eagerly-anticipated Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 went straight to No 1.
today brandished the latest weapon to help gamers take to the battlefields and join one of the most anticipated launch of the year with the global announcement of the Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 Limited Edition Console.
Modern Warfare 2 fans will have an opportunity to play the highly anticipated game prior to launch, as well as to enter the "going camo" face painting contest and Call of Duty trivia contest.