Announcement Joins Other Policies Designed to Smooth Transition to
Next Gen for Call of Duty® Gamers
COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard
today announced further details surrounding Call of Duty®: Ghosts'
participation in Sony's PS3 to PS4 upgrade program. The upgrade program
is completely optional and allows consumers who purchase Call of
Duty: Ghosts on PlayStation®3 to upgrade to the
PlayStation®4 version of the game for a limited time at a
suggested retail price of only $10, €10, or £10 depending on
territory. More details will be shared in the weeks to come.
"Today we're announcing that anyone who buys Call of Duty:
Ghosts for the PS3 will be able to upgrade to Call of
Duty: Ghosts for the PS4 for a limited time at a suggested
retail price of just $10, €10, or £10," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO
of Activision Publishing, Inc. "Retail programs, announced by Amazon and
GameStop allow our players to upgrade from the Xbox 360 to the Xbox One
version of Call of Duty: Ghosts for $10 as well. We have
also previously announced that for a limited time our players will bring
all of their Season Pass Content and all of their in-game progress with
them within a console family, for no additional charge. We have the best
fans in the world, and we want to make this transition as seamless and
easy for them as possible. And there's more news to come on that front.
Published by Activision Publishing, Inc. and developed by Infinity Ward, Call
of Duty: Ghosts will release on Xbox 360 game and entertainment
system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC
and Wii U™ on November 5. The title will also release on the Xbox One,
the all-in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and
PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system later this year. Call
of Duty: Ghosts is rated M for Mature (Blood, Drug Reference,
Intense Violence, Strong Language) by the ESRB. For more information,
please visit www.callofduty.com/ghosts,
or follow on Twitter @InfinityWard.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc.
is a leading worldwide developer, publisher, and distributor of
interactive entertainment and leisure products.
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United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway,
Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, mainland China, and
the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products
can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Information in
this press release that involves Activision Publishing's expectations,
plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including
statements about the expected Call of Duty: Ghosts release date
of November 5, 2013, are forward-looking statements that are not facts
and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could
cause Activision Publishing's actual future results to differ materially
from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this
release include unanticipated product delays and other factors
identified in the risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard's most
recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports
on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are based
upon information available to Activision Publishing and Activision
Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Activision
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factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual
results to differ materially from current expectations.
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