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Activision’s ‘Black Ops’ sets first-day sales record

Activision Blizzard Inc. said Thursday that it sold about 5.6 million copies of “Call of Duty: Black Ops” for $360 million on its first day, setting a new record for the videogame industry.

Analysts said the strong Day 1 performance was largely expected given the sizable number of orders, and Activision shares were up slightly in afternoon trading on the Nasdaq. Get the full story »