Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 have been competing for being the premier shooter for quite some time now, and both games have their die-hard fans who want to see the other fail just as much as their game dominate. So who ends up on top? Let's break both games down to their core components.
Both games came out for the same consoles (with MW3 also coming out on Wii) so one would think that this category would be a wash, but not so. Battlefield 3 really shines on the PC, and unfortunately, that is where most of the hiccups were. Many people experienced issues with the hosting service from EA, Origin. This included being dropped from multiplayer matchmaking as well as just buying the game and installing it. Most copies of MW3 …
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VGChartz reports that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has broken the record previously set by Call of Duty: Black Ops for the most sales in a single day with 9.3 million copies. The game also set the record for being the first game to sell 5 million copies for a single console (Xbox 360) in one day. The game is projected to sell somewhere between 12 to 13.5 million copies in its first week. With these sales figures, it would push the total number of Call of Duty games in this generation to over 100 million copies sold.
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Remember Smuff's old blog about Mountain Dew Offering XP for MW3 Multiplayer? More details have arisen, so pay attention.
Forbes reported  earlier today that a new cross-promotion with Pepsi will allow Modern Warfare 3 players to gain more XP faster. When players purchase Mountain Dew, Doritos, or both, they will get special codes to enter. These codes, dubbed Rank Up XP, will allow for a small time window where all of the XP a player earns will be doubled. The amount of time for how much product you buy is shown in the graph above.
- Forbes - Modern Warfare 3's Pepsi Cross Promotion Steps Over the Line
- http://www.rankupxp.com/Teaser - Official Promotion Site
- Smuff's old blog about Mountain Dew offering MW3 XP