Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Facts

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Facts
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a video game that published by Activision, announced on February 11, 2009 and released on November 10, 2009. The game was the 6th in the Call of Duty series and was made available to be played on Microsoft Windows, Sony PlayStation 3, and the Xbox 360. The game is a first person shooter game following the special forces Task Force 141 unit as they hunt Vladimir Makarov - the Russian Ultranationalist party leader. The special forces unit is led by Captain Soap MacTavish. There are several playable characters for gamers to choose from. The game received great reviews and first day sales within the United States and the UK totaled $310 million. By 2010 it had reached over $1 billion in sales.
Interesting Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Facts:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is the sequel to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. The final game in this particular series was Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Within 24 hours of its release on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 had sold 4.7 million copies and by March 12, 2010 it had sold more than 14 million copies.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's audio included a main theme created by Hans Zimmer.
To coincide with the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, a six-part comic book series was created and debuted on November 11, 2009.
Modern Warfare 2 won the Best Shooter and the Best Multiplayer awards at the 2009 Spike Video Game Awards.
Gamespy awarded Modern Warfare 2 the award for Best Overall Game of 2009. GameTrailers gave it the same award.
Metracritic and GameSpot both awarded Modern Warfare 2 the Best Xbox 360 Game for 2009.
Famous actors who have provided voices for the Call of Duty franchise have included Brandon Routh, Michael Keaton, Sam Worthington, Gary Oldman, Ed Harris, Ice Cube, and others.
Throughout the Call of Duty games there have been teddy bears placed in random locations as a joke by the developers.
It is estimated that with over 100 million people having played Call of Duty games that more than 5 billion cars have been destroyed by gamers.
While playing Modern Warfare 2, chickens do not die when a nuke detonates.
It is possible to see the enemy radar if the player presses the start button during a killcam.
In the Modern Warfare 2 game the Italian flag is backwards - showing red, white, and green, when it should be green, white, and red.
Two map packs have been made available as downloads since the game was released. The Xbox map pack was downloaded 2.5 million times in the first week it was released, breaking the downloadable content record for Xbox Live.
When the PlayStation 3 was hacked in 2011, many gamers on the system lost their Modern Warfare 2 stats.
Activision had to remove two paintings from the multiplayer map Favela as it had offended Muslims.
Norway Coop stores stopped selling the game after the 2011 Norway attacks by Anders Behring Breivik, as he referenced the game in his manifesto.

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