NEW YORK - The latest "Call of Duty" video game generated $400 million in sales in its first 24 hours in stores, breaking its own record set this time last year.
"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" is the third game in the military shooter series to set such a record. Last year, "Call of Duty: Black Ops" raked in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale. "Call of Duty, Modern Warfare 2," sold 4.7 million copies in its first 24 hours to reap $310 million
The latest installment of the game from Activision Blizzard Inc. went on sale at midnight Tuesday in North America and the U.K.
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