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Call Of Duty Passes $1 Billion Mark
2012-12-07 18:55:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video games are often compared to movies; both in how the plots shape up and how the numbers add up as in sales vs. box office receipts. This month, Activision Blizzard hit a new milestone when sales of its new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 video game passed the $1 billion mark only 15 days after release. That is notable, as sales of the game hit a billion dollars two days faster than the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar, which set a...

2012-12-05 08:23:23

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Call of Duty®: Black Ops II has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide retail sales, according to Chart-Track retail customer sell-through information and internal company estimates. Illustrating the strong appeal of interactive entertainment to audiences worldwide, the game achieved this milestone in just 15 days...

2012-11-16 08:22:34

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the Call of Duty® franchise has delivered the biggest entertainment launch of the year. The highly-anticipated Call of Duty®: Black Ops II has achieved an estimated sell-through of more than $500 million worldwide in the first 24 hours of its release, according to...

2012-11-13 08:29:29

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is over. The groundbreaking Call of Duty®: Black Ops II is now available at retail locations across the globe. The highly-anticipated sequel to the best-selling Xbox 360® and PlayStation ® 3 console game in history has been called "the most ambitious Call of Duty® ever," pushing the boundaries of the blockbuster franchise to new heights by propelling players into a world full of advanced weaponry, robotics and...

2012-11-08 08:27:10

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II's new live streaming feature, available when the game launches on November 13(th), will let players live stream gameplay on YouTube directly from the Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 game consoles. The first of its kind innovation coming from Activision and the game's...

2012-11-06 12:24:59

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Viacom Media Networks, the most powerful entertainment company in reaching young male viewers, are joining forces to celebrate the most-anticipated entertainment event of 2012, the release of Activision and Treyarch's "Call of Duty: Black Ops II." Spike TV, MTV, MTV2, and MTV U will debut an exciting lineup of original content that will span the...

2012-10-31 07:26:26

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In just a matter of days, as fans around the world prepare for the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, they'll also be able to immerse themselves in the music of the game with the epic soundtrack. Featuring a brooding theme by Trent Reznor and the masterfully-written original score by Jack Wall, the soundtrack for Activision and Treyarch's hotly-anticipated blockbuster delivers on the emotional intensity of the game. The music is a...

2012-10-29 11:23:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty: Black Ops II is almost here. With little more than two weeks to go for one of the most anticipated entertainment launches in history, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today kicks things into high gear with the release of the new Call of Duty: Black Ops II live-action trailer helmed by visionary director Guy Ritchie and featuring...

2012-10-15 11:25:50

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the launch of Call of Duty®: Black Ops II less than 40 days away, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that all of its Call of Duty® Elite service features for Call of Duty®: Black Ops II will be free when the blockbuster game hits worldwide on November 13. With Call of Duty Elite free for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, both new and...

2012-10-12 07:22:06

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and LG Electronics USA reveal today that the highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops II, in development by award-winning studio Treyarch, will support 3D- enabled gameplay - delivering a state-of-the-art 3D experience across single player, multiplayer and Zombies game modes - when it hits retail shelves worldwide on Nov. 13. Starting today, LG and Activision are...