DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2010 // PRNewswire // -- To meet the high demand for the launch of 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' on Tuesday, November 9, Blockbuster will have more copies available for rent in stores than any other game title this year. Blockbuster will offer Activison/Blizzard's 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' on the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii platforms for $8.99 for five days– less than $2.00 per day (price and terms may vary, please contact local store for specific game rental terms).
"We expect 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' to be our number one renting game for 2010 -- even with only eight weeks left in the year," said Rod Murray, vice president of games and merchandising for Blockbuster. "We know gamers have been eagerly anticipating this launch and we've prepared for it with our largest purchase of any game this year," Murray said.
'Call of Duty: Black Ops' has already proven to be Blockbuster's number one pre-selling title for 2010. Additionally, the Call of Duty franchise has been the most popular game series rented in Blockbuster stores with more than 6,000,000 rental transactions since 2004.
Blockbuster is the nation's leader in game rentals with hundreds of titles available for rent, including all the hottest new releases on the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii platforms. Additionally, Blockbuster stores offer hundreds of previous played games for sale, starting as low as $4.99, further enhancing its position as the leader in value-oriented home entertainment.
Additionally, Blockbuster recently introduced a Games By Mail service that allows subscribers access to more than 3,000 game titles. Current Blockbuster Online customers can rent games for no additional charge through their Blockbuster Online subscription in addition to the thousands of movies and TV shows already available. New customers can start renting games for as little as $8.99 per month with no limit on the number of games or movies rented in a month. Blockbuster is the only entertainment company to offer rentals of games, movies, and TV shows in stores or online at Blockbuster.com.
Go to Blockbuster.com\codbo for more information on 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' or to find the nearest Blockbuster store.
Blockbuster Inc. is a leading global provider of rental and retail movie and game entertainment. The company provides customers with convenient access to media entertainment anywhere, any way they want it – whether in-store, by-mail, through vending kiosks or digitally to their homes and mobile devices. With a highly recognized brand and a library of more than 125,000 movie and game titles, Blockbuster leverages its multichannel presence to serve nearly 47 million global customers annually. The company may be accessed worldwide at www.blockbuster.com.
SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.