The game maker behind Call of Duty and World of Warcraft says sales over the Internet are responsible for $3 out of every $4 dollars it tallies.
After Destiny's September release, Activision Blizzard is the latest large game maker to beat Wall Street estimates with the help of online purchases, signaling a bounce back for the industry.
The game maker behind the Call of Duty franchise logs a record fiscal fourth quarter, but says the strong US dollar will weigh on overseas sales.
For the first time, the game giant will launch a top-tier console title on a tablet at the same time it's coming out for consoles made by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Skylanders toys will, of course, join the fray.
The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.
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The record-setting number does include standard costs, like marketing, packaging, and royalties. But still, the amount is massive.
Sales of devices like the Xbox, PlayStation and Wii U drop by more than a fifth, repeating the post-Christmas lull of earlier this year.
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