"Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ), has delivered the top two selling console retail releases of the year to date overall in the U.S., as well as the #1 kids video game franchise of 2014, based on retail sell-through, according to the NPD Group, through November. In only its first month of release, is already the #1 top-selling console game of the year through November in the U.S. overall, as well as individually on Xbox One, PlayStation® 4, Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3.
, the epic new release from Bungie, is the #2 top-selling console game among all titles in the U.S. in 2014 through November and is the #1 kids video game franchise of the year through November in the U.S., based on retail sell-through including toys and accessories.
"To date, 2014 has been a series of number ones for Activision Publishing: is the #1 top-selling game of the year, is the #1 kids video game franchise of the year, and is the #1 top-selling new video game franchise of the year," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO, Activision Publishing, Inc. "We are excited about how fans have responded to , and , and have even more great new content in store in 2015."
Activision's lineup of
achieved the following in the U.S. through November 2014, according to NPD:, and
· #1 and #2 top selling console titles: ,
· #1 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3:
· #1 kids video game franchise:
· #1 top-selling new video game franchise of the year through November:
· leads November console game sales for 6 consecutive year
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, .
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