CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 FIELDS THE WORLD’S LARGEST ARMY

With more than eight million gamers on active duty in its first five days alone, Activision Publishing’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is not only the biggest entertainment launch in history grossing more than $550 million, but also significantly outnumbers the world’s top-five armed forces combined.

The world’s largest virtual army, Modern Warfare 2 has:

• more than twice the number of troops in NATO’s 28 member countries combined (3.9 million active troops in NATO)1

• more than three times the number of troops in the world’s largest army (People’s Liberation Army of China with 2.3 million)1

• more than five times the number of active duty military personnel currently serving in the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force combined (1.4 million)1

• more than six times the size of India’s Armed Forces (1.3 million)1

• more than seven times the size of North Korea’s Korean People’s Army (1.1 million)1

• And, eight times the size of personnel in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (1 million) 1

*1  http://www.worldlingo.com/ma/enwiki/en/List_of_countries_by_number_of_active_troops

~ by consolecreatures on December 4, 2009.

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