Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Walmart Gives Gamers Early Access to Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3

Press Release   •   Nov 03, 2011 06:15 EDT

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 3, 2011 – Walmart will give gamers early access to play the hottest new game for the holidays, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3, with tournaments in more than 2,700 stores beginning at 8 p.m. (local time) on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Additionally, gamers can earn “Mega XP” time, consisting of 90-minutes of double experience points, with every purchase of specially-marked 20-packs of Mountain Dew®, exclusively at Walmart.

Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3, predicted to be one of the top-selling video games for Christmas, officially goes on sale at 12 a.m. Nov. 8. For a list of tournaments at participating Walmart stores, click here.

“Walmart is the destination for all gamers this holiday season,” said Seong Ohm, senior vice president of entertainment, Walmart U.S. “When it comes to entertainment, Walmart offers unbelievable prices on the widest assortment of gaming devices from brand name consoles to new releases.”

Local tournament prizes will include a copy of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 in each of the 2,700 participating stores. More information is available at www.walmart.com/gamecenter, the one-stop destination for the latest game previews and first-look exclusives. Featuring great content you won’t find anywhere else, it’s the place for game trailers, sneak peeks and more.