A year has passed, and this is the day of reckoning for the American company Activision Blizzard. And what a surprise by counting tickets collected during the year 2011, there are more than expected!
The studio has indeed done a good deal during the past year by raising $ 800 million more than had been planned, a net turnover of 4.76 billion. But there is not the purse that swells from the publisher, ankles begin to swell as a hair:
With better than expected net revenues, record profits, record operating margins, and having generated nearly $ 1 billion of operating cash flow, Activision Blizzard continues to lead the helm of the success of the video game industry.
Actually, those are the games that have the most reported to the company, with a participation of at least 34% profit of the house, or about $ 1.6 billion. And this figure, Activision owes largely to its flagship series, Call of Duty. With the release of the eighth episode of the series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, at the end of last year, and the launch of its new online service, the Call of Duty Elite, we could certainly provide this kind of success. But the firm also to other franchises, and do not forget to remember.
World of Warcraft has maintained its leading position in the MMORPG subscriptions worldwide and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 received the # 1 spot in sales. The adventure game Spyro Skylander also been to a big launch for Activision. The group is on track to become a significant and lasting franchise. We also launched our online service, Call of Duty Elite, which has one of the fastest growing premium services online ever observed.
While continuing his praise staff, the studio that is now estimated as the number one in Europe and the United States, do not forget to congratulate its outstanding employees:
We continue to strengthen our leading position in interactive entertainment, our experienced management team and talented employees have delivered another extraordinary year outperformance.
Players and we then? Not even entitled to a little something?