In 2005, Gray Matter Interactive and Treyarch became one company.
As part of the 2007 Leipzig Games Convention, Activision announced that Treyarch would be one of three developers making their first James Bond game, Quantum of Solace. The game started to be sold on October 31, 2008 in Europe and November 4, 2008 in North America. Beenox and Vicarious Visions made the PC and handheld versions of the game. Treyarch also plays an important part in developing the Call of Duty series. They have made Call of Duty 2: Big Red One, Call of Duty 3, Call of Duty: World at War, and Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Call of Duty: Black Ops had the record for the biggest entertainment release ever for any kind of entertainment. It broke the record during the first day it was sold Sales from the game worldwide reached US$650 million within five days after its release.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 later broke the record again.
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- Staff Writer (November 18, 2010). "Call of Duty Black Ops Sales Hit $650M". socalTECH. http://www.socaltech.com/call_of_duty_black_ops_sales_hit_6__m/s-0032376.html. Retrieved November 22, 2010.