Tag: Activision

Nov 09 2018

Activision Says It's Not Happy With Destiny's Sales

Sales for Destiny 2: Forsaken have not lived up to Activision’s expectations, the publisher said today on an earnings call, promising investors a faster content model and new forms of monetization for the game. This comes at a time when the Destiny fanbase is as happy as it’s ever been, which raises serious questions about […]

Nov 06 2018

'Diablo Immortal' BlizzCon Backlash Leads To Activision Stock Slide

Diablo ImmortalBlizzard In the first day of trading since the weekend, yesterday Activision stock closed down nearly 7%, continuing a decline that first began in October after Black Ops 4 sales disappointed investors, but now one amplified further by an especially rough BlizzCon. Much of the bad press and investor shakiness can be attributed to […]

Nov 06 2018

Activision Blizzard Stock Drops Following Diablo Drama At BlizzCon

Over the weekend at BlizzCon, Blizzard announced a brand-new Diablo title for mobile devices, Diablo Immortal. The reveal was met with some degree of backlash, as a portion of the fanbase hoped for an announcement of the next core Diablo instead. On Monday, when the New York Stock Exchange opened for the first time this […]

Oct 14 2018

Black Ops 4 Breaks New Activision And PlayStation Sales Records

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is off to a fast start. Activision announced in a press release that the newest Call of Duty instalment broke Activision’s record for the “biggest day one digital release” in the company’s history. Digital sales of the Treyarch-developed shooter surpassed the previous digital day one sales record-holder, 2017’s Call […]

Jul 31 2018

Activision Blizzard holds first-ever Overwatch League Grand Finals

A shower of confetti marked not only the crowning moment for the Overwatch League’s first-ever Grand Finals champions, the London Spitfire, but also the end of a successful inaugural season for Activision Blizzard‘s latest foray into the esports realm. More than 22,000 fans packed the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, over two days to […]