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.
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.