Call of Duty®: World at War: ZOMBIES Lite Version Available Now From App Store

One of the Top-Selling Apps of 2009 Available for Free Download on iPhone(R), iPod touch(R)

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Zombies have overrun App Store as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and developer Treyarch have launched a free version of Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES. The Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIESLite App allows iPhone and iPod touch players to experience three rounds of the "Nacht der Untoten" (Night of the Undead) map in single player, explore the map and access a multitude of weapons from the Mystery Box. Multiplayer fans will be able to play for two rounds via Wi-Fi, locally or across the Internet with four players or two players over Bluetooth.

The Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES Lite App is available from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.

Named as one of iTunes Rewind's Best Apps of 2009,Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES faithfullydelivers upon the experience of one of the most popular and played online games of 2009 and offers limitless rounds both single player and the game's highly-addictive co-op gameplay experience in full 3-D, allowing up to four players to join a game via Wi-Fi, locally or across the Internet, and up to two players via Bluetooth. The Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES App, developed by Ideaworks Game Studio for the iPhone and iPod Touch based on Treyarch's console version, is available for $9.99 from the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/.

For more information about Call of Duty: World at War, visit www.CoDWaW.com.

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