???Call of Duty: Black Ops II,??? thelatest installment in Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI)???s best-sellingvideo-game franchise, topped $1 billion in retail sales withinits first 15 days of release.
The sales figure, which relies on Chart-Track retail data,means ???Call of Duty??? reached $1 billion faster than the movie???Avatar,??? the record holder for feature films, Activision saidtoday in a statement. The previous installment in the seriesaccomplished that same feat last year. It took 16 days to reachthe $1 billion milestone, compared with 17 for ???Avatar,??? whichcame out in 2009