The eagerly awaited annual instalment of the globally dominant Call of Duty franchise is on sale now following a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 release that saw gamer's across the globe queuing outside retail stores for midnight openings.
Repeatedly criticised for its plot-lines of sometimes questionable tact and taste, Activision's first person shooter series has become the first date put into many a gaming fans calendar.
With months of eager waiting out of the way attention now turns to the expected influx of records broken by the eighth and latest instalment to the Call of Duty franchise with the Modern Warfare 3 release expected to become the highest and fastest selling game of all time.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Release
With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 set to be a truly global game with levels set in the likes of New York City, London, Paris and Berlin, retailers across the globe opened their doors at the strike midnight in order to welcome eager gamers looking to be amoung the first to get their mitts and gamepads around the Black Ops replacement.
In the UK, leading retailers GAME and gamestation opened 574 retail outlets between them at midnight with the company’s flagship GAME store on London’s Oxford Street playing host to a selection of military abseilers deliver the first copies of the game.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Price
The latest game to spark a price war between the high street and online retailers as well as the larger supermarket chains, fans looking to snap up Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 have a host of choices on how best to spend their money.
With Sainsbury’s to offer the Xbox 360 and PS3 renditions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for £28.99 apiece and GAME to sell the FPS title half price with a trade-in with have detailed the full selection of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 deals in our Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 price comparison post.
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Want to find out more about Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3? Watch the video below as we runthrough all the exciting updates that'll have people queueing through the night.