Activision Blizzard Announces Record Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Posted by HardOCP News 9:29 AM (CDT)

Friday August 05, 2016

Activision Blizzard announced better-than-expected record Q2 financials yesterday thanks in no small part to the overwhelming success of Overwatch. Less than three months after launch the game already has over fifteen million players globally.

On May 24, 2016, Blizzard launched Overwatch which now has over 15 million players globally, including box and digital sales, internet game room players, and multi-user console households. In China, Overwatch broke the previous record set by Diabloآ® III as the fastest-selling PC game in the market’s history. Overwatch also currently holds the number one position in Korean Internet Game Rooms with over 30% share of play time.