has announced that, despite the threatened Royal Mail strikes on Friday 6th and Monday 9 November, it will be delivering CoD:MW2 to its customers by an alternative partner on the official release date, 10 November.

The online retailer says that any customer ordering the game from before midnight on Sunday 8 November will see the game dispatched on time to get it delivered on the Tuesday release date.

Set to be the biggest selling entertainment product ever, pre-orders for Modern Warfare 2 at have been in excess of 150 a minute at peak times.
"The strike coinciding as it does with the biggest selling entertainment product release ever has presented us with a challenge which we believe our new delivery plan will overcome", says COO Stuart Rowe.

UDPATE: We've been in touch with to find out what the situation is considering the comments we've seen on this story. We've so far received a brief statement, as follows:

" is taking this situation very seriously and is working with their mail carriers to ensure the fastest possible delivery of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to all customers".

We are hoping to hear more tomorrow (12th) and will update this post when we do.