‘Battlefield 3′ sells 5 million in first week

The cost of war is high at Electronic Arts, but the rewards are even higher.

Battlefield 3, the company’s answer to industry juggernaut Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, has burst out of the gate by selling 5 million copies in its first week alone. That’s a record for EA and enough to make it the industry’s best launch this year — though it probably won’t hold that title for long.

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