Activision 'humbled' by the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
If you're an FPS fan, you probably don't need me to remind you that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 released today. The highly-anticipated sequel, which is being called "the most ambitious Call of Duty ever", has already shattered pre-order records set last year by Modern Warfare 3. Activision obviously hasn't yet revealed the numbers of Black Ops 2, but did say its on its way to a "historic launch" — one which has "humbled" the publishing giant.
"From the very beginning, our goal with Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was to deliver a new high watermark for the franchise. And thanks to the hard work and creative brilliance of our team at Treyarch, I think that's exactly what we've done," said
"In addition to an amazing and innovative game, we're also proud and humbled to see the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 creating yet another legitimate, pop cultural phenomenon," Hirshberg added. "To our millions of fans worldwide, who have driven everything from pre-orders to
"You are the best fan base in the world, and the unprecedented thrill ride that is Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is all for you," he concluded.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 scored an impressive 9/10 here on GameZone, with our review calling it a "top-notch sequel for a series that shows no signs of slowing."