Modern Warfare 3 copies stolen in France
It appears two individuals in France also wanted to get their hands on an early copy of the first-person shooter. French news networks are reporting that two masked men armed with tear gas and knives hijacked a truck near Paris and fled with its cargo, which contained around 6,000 copies of Modern Warfare 3.
If someone from France offers you a copy of MW3, don’t say yes!
According to a report from TF1 news channel, and as translated by GameSpot, two men crashed into a van transporting a cargo of boxed video game copies near Créteil, 10 kilometres south-east of Paris, around 8am yesterday morning. When the van’s driver and occupants left the vehicle after the crash, two masked men used tear-gas and drove away in the van, taking the cargo with them.
According to a Agence France Presse (AFP) report, the van’s cargo contained 400,000 Euros of merchandise, all copies of Modern Warfare 3. The news report estimates the number of copies at around 6,000.