Activision Blizzard Reports Strong Q2 2018 Earnings

Activision Blizzard reported their second quarter 2018 earnings report today and surprise surprise, Activision Blizzard is really good at making money. They reported revenues of $1.64 billion for the quarter, up from $1.63 billion for the last quarter last year. Take a look at the company's highlighted statistics from their quarterly investor slidedeck: Hearthstone continues to perform exceptionally well and [...]

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Activision Blizzard Reports $2B In Q1 Revenue, WoW and Overwatch Perform Strongly

Activision Blizzard reporting $2 billion in revenue for Q1 2018 which was a record high for the company first quarter. The quarter's success was attributed to strong performance at 3 games in particular - World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Candy Crush. The company reached 374M monthly active users in the company across all of their games. Despite Blizzard's iconic lineup [...]

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Blizzard Announces Classic Vanilla Server Plans

In a shock announcement today during the Opening Ceremonies of Blizzcon, Blizzard revealed their plans for a Classic World of Warcraft server. Players have been clamoring for a classic, or "Vanilla" server for years now. Many got tired of waiting and took it upon themselves to party like its 2004 via private servers. Some of these fan servers attracted tens [...]

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Blizzard Backtracks, Renames Launcher Blizzard Battle.net

Earlier this year, Blizzard announced that they would be retiring the Battle.net brand. The company claimed that "there’s been occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities under which everything falls—Blizzard and Battle.net." The renamed launcher was titled Blizzard App. The move was met with indifference by new players and derision by old fans. In the end, the [...]

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