Buzzing: $780m opening weekend for Call Of Duty

$780m opening weekend for Call Of Duty

The latest Call Of Duty video game boasted

an opening weekend that blew away any other game, film, book or music debut this year, the company behind it said on Wednesday.

Call Of Duty: Black Ops III earned more than US$550 million (S$780 million) in sales in the three days after its release on Nov 6, said California-based Activision Publishing, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard.

Asian celebs to wed

Hong Kong singer and actress Ivana Wong and action figure designer Eric So will tie the knot on Nov 28, said Apple Daily.

The couple announced their marriage plans on Wednesday, which was celebrated as Singles' Day in China.

On the same day, Taiwanese actors Blue Lan and Jade Chou held their make-up wedding banquet, after registering their marriage last year and having a daughter earlier this year.

Lan happens to be a former boyfriend of actress Barbie Hsu, whose other former love, actor Vic Chou, married on Tuesday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2015, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe