Analyst: MW3 sales will touch $1.1 billion mark in just six weeks

Wedbush Morgan analyst and everyone's favourite Michael Pachter predicts Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will out-sell every other game this year.

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In a note to investors, Pachter said, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will likely be the year’s top-selling game,"

"If MW3 receives strong review scores (˜ 85 or above on Metacritic.com), it should at least match predecessor Black Ops’ sales (over 25 million units)."

Pachter added that he expects Activision's upcoming shooter Modern Warfare 3 to follow sales trends, and outdo its precursor.

"[I] would bet that [Modern warfare 3 sales] are 10% higher over the same time frame, so $1.1 billion in the first six weeks,"

According to Pachter, 3 and 4 million players would subscribe to premium version of COD: Elite.

Modern Warfare 3 will launch on November 8 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

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