Activision said that the latest Call of Duty franchise
has delivered the biggest entertainment launch of the year, achieving an estimated sell-through of more than $500 million worldwide in the first 24 hours of its release.
On November 13, 2012, millions of fans attended more than 16,000 midnight openings at retail stores worldwide. Call of Duty: Black Ops II also drove social conversation in its first 24 hours as it was a top trending topic globally on Twitter in 23 cities worldwide. Additionally, there have been more than 30 million YouTube video views of the game's live-action 'Surprise' launch trailer since its release on October 29, 2012.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is available at retail locations worldwide on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC. The title is also expected to be released in North America for the new Wii U game system from Nintendo on November 18, 2012.