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HMV to host UK launch of Modern Warfare 2

Midnight launch planned for Leicester Square and Trocadero on November 9

Entertainment chain HMV will support the UK midnight launch of Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

The publisher is hosting a big screen event at Leicester Square in London on November 9, with HMV's Torcadero store opening at midnight to begin selling the highly anticipated title.

The game comes in various SKUs – the basic game controversially had its RRP pushed up to £54.99, while a limited Prestige edition of the game will retail for £119.99.

In the US, retailer Best Buy is opening over 500 stores at midnight to meet consumer demand.

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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