According to a report regarding the financial earnings for Activision Blizzard in the second quarter of this year, Call of Duty Ghosts has been the best selling next generation game in both North America and Europe. Call of Duty’s enduring popularity, combined with good performance from other titles such as Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls, which was the best selling PC title in the same period of time, and World of Warcraft, which remains the #1 subscription based MMO in the world, has lent Activison Blizzard a strong financial performance that analysts say will continue into the near future.
The company also has a number high profile projects lined up for the near future with highlights such as publishing the high profile FPS Destiny for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, which has set industry records for most pre-orders of a game featuring a new intellectual property, and the release of the home console version of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls lighting the way towards a bright future for the game company.
Founded in 1979, Activision is the publisher of such popular franchises as Call of Duty, Skylanders, and a variety of licensed games based on properties such as Transformers and Angry Birds. In 2008 the company merged with Viviendi, the parent company of Blizzard, to become Activison Blizzard.
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