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As if we needed reminding of how big a commercial event the release of a new Call of Duty game is, word comes from France that a truck full of copies of the game has been hijacked by professional thieves. On Saturday the truck, driving through Créteil in southern Paris, was rammed by another vehicle. After the dust had settled, two men emerged from the colliding car armed with knives, and used tear gas to subdue the truck's driver and colleague before making off with an estimated 6000 video games, valued at around €400,000.
While initial reports did not specify which game/games in particular was involved, later stories, citing the French news agency France-Info, say the title in question is Modern Warfare 3.
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It's almost like an actual MW3 plot!
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It's almost like an actual MW3 plot!
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BAHAHAHAHAHA, cant wait to pick up mine on weds in sydney, F this school certificate for now
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well regardless of their liking of the game or not... that is a large sum of money. oui oui
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Track back the cd keys being used, track the seller and go from there...BOOM yaDONE
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meh, not much of a dent in activisions wallet
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It's almost like an actual MW3 plot!
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And those are my thoughts on the matter.
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Only 6000 copies, not too big of a deal for them. Tax write off!
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