Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 07/11/2008 20:55:16)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

KOTICK ROBERT A
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Activision Blizzard, Inc. [ ATVI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
President and CEO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC., 3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

7/9/2008
(Street)

SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   (1) 7/9/2008     A    363637   A $0.00   4113066   D    
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   (2) 7/9/2008     A    1250000   A $0.00   5363066   (3) D    
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share                  743233   I   See footnote   (4)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  This grant was for 363,637 restricted stock units, each representing the conditional right to receive one share of the Company's common stock, one-third of which vest on each of December 31, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
( 2)  This grant was for 1,250,000 performance shares of the Company's common stock which vest in accordance with the terms of the employment agreement, dated as December 1, 2007, between Mr. Kotick and the Company.
( 3)  This amount includes (a) 3,749,429 shares of the Company's common stock, (b) 363,637 restricted stock units representing the right to receive the Company's common stock and (c) 1,250,000 performance shares of the Company's common stock.
( 4)  This amount includes (a) 1,798 shares held in the 10122N Trust, (b) 80,306 shares held in the 10122CP Trust, (c) 3,179 shares held in the 8986C Trust, (d) 538,299 shares held by the 1011 Foundation, Inc., (e) 112,441 shares held by Delmonte Investments, LLC, and (f) an aggregate of 7,200 shares held in UTMAs for the benefit of Mr. Kotick's minor relatives, all of which Mr. Kotick may be deemed to beneficially own.

Remarks:
***Mr. Rose was granted a power of attorney to file all Forms 3, 4 and 5 on behalf of Mr. Kotick.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KOTICK ROBERT A
C/O ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.
3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
X
President and CEO

Signatures
/s/ George L. Rose (attorney in fact)*** 7/11/2008
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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