Call of Duty is bookies favourite for Christmas No.1
Odds of 3/1 for Activision shooter, Wrath of the Lich King at 150/1
Online bookmakers Paddy Power has begun taking bets on the Christmas number one, with Activision's Call of Duty: World at War the favourite to take the spot with odds of 3/1.
At the time of writing, EA's FIFA 09 has odds of 4/1, while Konami's rival Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 is 8/1.
Other big releases in the offering are Gears of War 2 at 8/1, Tomb Raider: Underworld at 33/1 and SingStar ABBA at 80/1.
At the furthest end of the scale are Blizzard's Wrath of the Lich King expansion for World of Warcraft at 150/1 and Resident Evil Zero at 250/1.