Ahead of its US debut on Friday,
amassed $201.2 million across 44 countries, outpacing its predecessor's opening weekend take. Variety reports that
raked in $201.2 million after opening in 55% of the international marketplace including France, Italy, Germany, most of Asia including India, the United Kingdom, Russia, Korea and Australia.
Avengers became the third-highest grossing film of all-time, and Age of Ultron, made for $250 million, is expected to match, and possibly surpass, its predecessor's $1.5 billion take at the global box office.
In India, its weekend box office stood at Rs 35.74 crore, over 2.5 times higher than that of Avengers.