Medal of Honor has set a new franchise record, hitting the highest number of pre-sell units in the franchise’s 11-year history. This milestone positions Medal of Honor alongside EA’s top pre-selling action games, and there is still one week remaining until the game hits retails shelves on Oct. 12. Set in war-torn Afghanistan. The game introduces players to the Tier 1 Operator, an elite warrior and relatively unknown instrument of the U.S. Military that operates under the National Command Authority to take on missions no one else can handle.
Depsite the recent controversy of Medal of Honor, it is still extremely popular and much anticipated likely due to it’s action-packed gameplay, real-world authenticity and adrenaline-fuelled online multiplayer. No figures have been released as to the specific number of pre-sales yet.
All of this momentum leads to the Oct. 12 launch and the release of the PC Multiplayer Open Beta on Monday, Oct. 4. In preparation for the Beta, players are invited to download the client starting Oct. 1 to ensure easy and quick access on day one. Find out where to download the client at www.medalofhonor.com/pcopenbeta. The Medal of Honor Multiplayer Open Beta begins on Oct. 4 and will close on Oct. 7 at 11:59pm PST.
Some would say the controversy surrounding the game may have been part of the reason why this game is so popular before its upcoming release, also the fact that it looks like an amazing shooter sets it up to be a very fair contender to the heavy hitting Modern Warfare 2.