Skylanders Trap Team Outsells Nearest Competitor Globally by 17%; Skylanders Franchise 30% Bigger than Nearest Competitor Globally
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Top-selling Console Game of 2014 Globally; #1 Gaming Franchise in US for Sixth Straight Year
Destiny is #2 Top-Selling Video Game in the US Based on Revenue; Biggest New Video Game Franchise Launch in History
"We'd like to thank our fans for making Call of Duty: Advanced
Warfare the #1 top-selling video game in the world, Skylanders
Trap Team the top-selling kids game in the world and Destiny
the #1 new video game IP of 2014," said
In addition to these wins, Destiny, the epic new game from Activision and Bungie, is the #2 top-selling console game among all titles in the U.S. in 2014, based on revenue.2Destiny is also the top-selling new video game IP of the year and had the biggest launch of a new video game franchise in history.1 And Skylanders continued to lead the ‘Toys to Life' category for the third consecutive year.
"Skylanders continues its leadership position as the #1 kids video game
franchise globally as well as in the U.S. by wide margins. As a global
franchise in 2014, Skylanders is 30% bigger than its nearest competitor.
And Skylanders Trap Team outsold its nearest competitor
globally by 17%," said
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is developed by Sledgehammer Games for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PC, and is available via direct digital download. A current gen version for Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system is also available. The title is rated M for Mature with Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Strong Language.
Skylanders® Trap Team introduces a ground-breaking innovation that lets Portal Masters "trap" the most wanted villains in Skylands and then play as them in the game in the battle for good. The game offers an unprecedented new addition to the game's play pattern in the form of Traptanium™ Traps. When this new type of toy is placed into the Traptanium PortalTM, Portal Masters can "capture" a variety of special villains from the game and magically transport them from Skylands into the real world -- effectively bringing life to toys. Additionally, Skylanders Trap Team advances the gaming industry by offering the full AAA game experience on both tablet and console for the first time ever.
The fourth installment of the award-winning,
Destiny casts players as a Guardian of the last city on Earth, able to explore the ancient ruins of our solar system in a social, living universe filled with other players. Players will journey through environments spanning the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus while creating their own legend as they and their friends venture out into the stars to reclaim the treasures and secrets lost after the collapse of humanity. Over the course of their adventures, players will become more powerful as they wield rare and exotic weapons, gear, and super abilities.
Destiny is rated T for Teen by the ESRB (Animated Blood and Violence), and is available now for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system (PlayStation Plus required for some features), PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft (Xbox Live Gold required for some features).
For more information, visit www.DestinyTheGame.com. For exclusive updates, follow the official Destiny social channels at www.facebook.com/DestinyTheGame and @DestinyTheGame on Twitter, and interact directly with the developers at www.Bungie.net.
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1 Based on physical game unit sell-through data, according to
NPD, GfK, and Activision internal estimates.
2 Based on physical game unit-sell through, according to NPD.
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