- The world record sales. November 12, 2011 Activision representatives reported that the third year in a row game series Call of Duty sets a world record sales in the field of entertainment: the first 24 hours in the U.S. and Britain sold more than 6.5 million copies of the game.
- For the first 5 days of sales game set new record: for the five days from the sale of game was bailed out more than 775 million U.S. dollars.
- In Paris, a few days before the game was robbed by a truck, carrying the game shop, getting ready to start selling. A total of 6000 had been stolen copies of the game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
- On the day of starting the game armed with 18-year-old tried to rob a man who had just bought Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the game, but the latter kept his head and drew the robber fled.Police detained the offender in the store GameStop, where he was standing in line for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.