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New 'Call of Duty' earns $400M in first-day sales, breaks own record

November 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The new "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" video game broke its own record again, raking in $400 million in sales in its first 24 hours.

The Activision Blizzard Inc. game, which is the third installment in the military shooter series, went on sale at midnight Tuesday in North America and the U.K.

Last year, "Call of Duty: Black Ops" took in $360 million on first-day sales. "Call of Duty, Modern Warfare 2," took in $310 million.