Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the #1 Top-selling Game of the
Year in the U.S.
Skylanders is the #1 Best-Selling Kids Video Game Franchise of the
Year in the U.S.
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision
Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI),
has delivered the top two selling console retail releases of the year to
date overall in the U.S., as well as the #1 kids video game franchise of
2014, based on retail sell-through, according to the NPD Group, through
November. In only its first month of release, Call of Duty®:
Advanced Warfare is already the #1 top-selling console game of
the year through November in the U.S. overall, as well as individually
on Xbox One, PlayStation® 4, Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3. Destiny,
the epic new release from Bungie, is the #2 top-selling console game
among all titles in the U.S. in 2014 through November and Skylanders®
is the #1 kids video game franchise of the year through November
in the U.S., based on retail sell-through including toys and accessories.
"To date, 2014 has been a series of number ones for Activision
Publishing: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the #1
top-selling game of the year, Skylanders is the #1 kids
video game franchise of the year, and Destiny is the #1
top-selling new video game franchise of the year," said Eric Hirshberg,
CEO, Activision Publishing, Inc. "We are excited about how fans have
responded to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Destiny
and Skylanders Trap Team, and have even more great new
content in store in 2015."
Activision's lineup of Call of Duty, Destiny and
Skylanders achieved the following in the U.S. through
November 2014, according to NPD:
#1 and #2 top selling console titles: Call of Duty: Advanced
#1 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3: Call of
Duty: Advanced Warfare
#1 kids video game franchise: Skylanders
#1 top-selling new video game franchise of the year through November: Destiny
Call of Duty leads November console game sales for 6th
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc.
is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment.
Activision maintains operations throughout the world. More information
about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
ACTIVISION, CALL OF DUTY, CALL OF DUTY ADVANCED WARFARE, SKYLANDERS and
SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM are trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc.
© 2014 Bungie, Inc. All rights reserved. Destiny, the Destiny Logo,
Bungie and the Bungie Logo are among the trademarks of Bungie, Inc.
Published and distributed by Activision. All other trademarks or trade
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"PlayStation" and "PS3" are registered trademarks. "PS4" is a trademark
of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Activision Publishing, Inc.
Monte Lutz, 310-496-5231
Source: Activision Publishing, Inc.
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