Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through three segments: Activision, Blizzard, and Distribution. The Activision segment develops and publishes interactive software products and content, as well as sells through retail channels and digital downloads. The Blizzard segment develops, hosts, and supports subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game; and develops, markets, and sells role-playing action and strategy games for the PC and iPad. It also maintains a proprietary online-game related service, Battle.net. The Distribution segment provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software; its own publishing operations; and manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware. The company serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through third-party distribution, licensing arrangements, and direct digital purchases. It operates primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, and China. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Activision Blizzard Announces New Way To Play World Of Warcraft For Free4 Mar 2015, 9:08 amAccording to Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) insiders, players of the company's World of Warcraft game will soon be able to pay for game time with "WoW Tokens" purchased from other ...
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Activision (ATVI) Beats Q4 Earnings; Revenues Decline Y/Y - Analyst Blog6 Feb 2015, 7:27 amActivision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) reported earnings (including stock-based compensation but excluding one-time items) of 91 cents in the fourth quarter of 2014, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate.
Activision Blizzard tops 4Q profit forecasts5 Feb 2015, 2:49 pmActivision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $361 million. The Santa Monica, California-based company said it had profit of 49 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for ...
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Stock Gains Today Ahead of Earnings Release5 Feb 2015, 11:54 amNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Activision Blizzard shares are climbing, up 1.49% to $21.84 in trading on Thursday, ahead of the release of the video game maker's fourth quarter earnings results after the closing bell today. The World of Warcraft video game designer is expected to report fourth quarter earnings of 88 cents per diluted share on revenue of $2.2 billion. Analysts at Zacks Research praised ...