Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is officially on sale now, but some Canadian users have noticed that their Xbox Edition boxes have unusual marketing words on them.
In the title in French, it appears as“The Call of Duty series is the best-selling franchise on PlayStation”and the English title on the side is normally displayed as Xbox, which seems to be a typographical error. Some netizens believe that the censors do not understand French.
The Sony PS version of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” also says “Call of Duty” is “the best-selling IP in PlayStation history” on the back of the packaging.
In this regard, SONY officially stated that the data is based on the complete sales record as of April 2022, when the game sold 25 million copies in one year, helping it to reach a record high in revenue in fiscal 2020. Perhaps this can also be another example of SONY’s blocking of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard to regulators.
With the steady progress of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, SONY has always expressed some concern about the deal. The SIE told the UK’s CMA that the deal could hurt PlayStation and other game subscription services if Microsoft offers exclusive content for Activision Blizzard games on its own consoles.
Therefore, Microsoft Xbox and SONY PlayStation have been fighting a war of words around the “Call of Duty” series for a long time. SONY insists on not giving in, while Microsoft has repeatedly emphasized that the “Call of Duty” series will continue to launch on the PlayStation platform.
In addition, some Xbox players have recently complained that “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” cannot disable the cross-platform game function, but the PS platform can still disable the cross-platform function, so some Xbox and PC players are very dissatisfied with this.
Assuming the above typo will be fixed in a follow-up physical version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, these typo games may become collectibles for some fans.
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