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Black Ops 2 day-one preorders triple that of the original

Black Ops 2 is already a hit!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has already taken a title previously held by the original. Amazon UK revealed today that day-one preorder figures for Treyarch’s just-announced shooter came in at three times higher than what the the original Call of Duty: Black Ops recorded in 2010.

Although specific figures were not provided, it is still an amazing achievement for Black Ops 2, it appears the futuristic gamble that Treyarch has taken is going to pay off afterall.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops II delivers the most groundbreaking and visceral Call of Duty® experience ever.  Set in the year 2025, Call of Duty: Black Ops IIpropels players into global conflict featuring advanced weaponry, robotics, and drone warfare in a new Cold War scenario whose seeds are being sown in today’s headlines.  New graphics technology drives the stunning cinematic action of the single-player campaign’s branching storylines and non-linear missions.

“Hands down, this is the most ambitious Call of Duty ever,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. “We are bringing disruptive innovation to the franchise and we are doing it on several fronts. We’re pushing the boundaries technologically, graphically, and from a narrative and gameplay perspective. At the same time, we need to stay true to the epic realism, authenticity, heart pumping adrenaline, and cinematic action that so many people love and expect from a Call of Duty game. Treyarch’s vision for Call of Duty: Black Ops II will redefine the Call of Duty franchise for the future–both literally and figuratively.”

If you haven’t heard the latest or seen the trailer on what will be included in Black Ops 2 then check out our full post here.

Via (Gamespot.com)