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As expected,Call of Duty: Black Ops 2is at the top of the UK sales charts. According to GfK Chart-Track,Black Ops 2's became the "biggest launch of 2012 and the 4th biggest of all time."

Of course, we already knew a lot of this based on the press releases from Activision. Last week it was revealed thatBlack Ops 2 had earned over $500 million in sales in just the first 24 hours.

Black Ops 2's new home at the top means last week's number one,Halo 4, fell to number two.FIFA 13now sits at number three whileAssassin's Creed 3 dropped to number four. Rounding out the top five is another Activision title,Skylanders: Giants.

With the success ofBlack Ops 2thelife-to-date sales for theCall of Dutyfranchise have now exceeded worldwide theatrical box office receipts forHarry Potter andStar Wars, the two most successful movie franchises of all time. The future is indeed black.

Tags: Black Ops 2, Call of Duty

By Matt Liebl