Only Publisher to Have Three Top-Ten Titles for the Calendar
Tue, 25 January 2005
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Sydney, Australia â€“ January 25, 2005 â€“ Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that according to GFK Australia the company was the fastest growing top-10 publisher in Australia ending calendar 2004 with a 10% PC market share, the highest in its history. Additionally, Activision was the only publisher to have three top-10 titles for the calendar year â€“ id Softwareâ€™s DOOM 3â„˘, which ranked as the #3 best-selling game, Rome: Total Warâ„˘, which was the #5 best-selling title and Call of Dutyâ„˘, which was the #7 best-selling game.
â€śThis is a significant result for us and we are delighted with the performance of these top-selling brands, especially Call of Duty, which launched in 2003 and has remained a top-10 PC game for the second consecutive year,â€ť stated Paul Butcher, Marketing Director, Activision Asia-Pacific. â€śThese games represent some of the strongest PC titles we have ever released and underscores Activisionâ€™s commitment to producing quality game experiences.â€ť
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $948 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2004.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.
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