Beginning December 1st With All Activision Proceeds Supporting the Call of Duty Endowment, a Non-Profit Fighting Veteran Unemployment and Underemployment
Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Amazon Alexa is First-of-its-Kind for Video Games, Lets Players Ask Alexa and Ghost to Perform In-Game Tasks
Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Alexa Available for Free to All Alexa Device Owners
The Call of Duty: WWII cast is asking for support of veteran unemployment and underemployment this Giving Tuesday. Watch as Josh Duhamel, Brett Zimmerman, Jonathan Tucker, Jeffrey Pierce, Jeff Schine, and Kevin Coubal show their support for the Call of Duty Endowment, an award-winning non-profit that helps veterans find high quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace.
Three-Day Opening Weekend Over $500 Million in Worldwide Sales
Activision’s World War II Epic Sells Twice as Many Units at Launch as Last Year
Call of Duty’s Highest Total Connected Users on Current Generation Consoles and PC
Call of Duty Returns to its Roots and Brings an Epic, World War II Experience to New Generation of Gamers
Definitive World War II Game Delivers a Gripping, Personal Story, Boots-on-the-Ground Multiplayer Combat, Terrifying Nazi Zombies Co-Operative Gameplay
Event Proceeds to Support Call of Duty Endowment’s Mission to Place Veterans into High-Quality Jobs
SANTA MONICA, Calif.— Gaming personalities TmarTn, GoldGloveTV, iiJeriichoii, Hutch, and VernNotice announced they are reuniting for the Call of Duty Endowment‘s 2017 Race to Prestige, an around-the-clock, relay-style video game marathon sponsored by ASTRO Gaming. This year, the gamers will take on Call of Duty: WWII, the highly-anticipated new release from Activision. The event will be streamed live from developer Sledgehammer Games‘ studio in the San Francisco area starting on November 2, 2017, at 10:00 am PT on Twitch – twitch.tv/therace. It also can be followed on Twitter through the hashtag #TheRace. It will run continuously through November 5, 2017, at 6:00 pm PT, with appearances from special guests, including cast members from the game. The premier partner of the Race to Prestige this year is ASTRO Gaming, makers of pro video gaming equipment. Scuf Gaming, creators of handcrafted professional controllers and high-end gaming accessories, are also supporting the event.
Goodwill Southern California, Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region, and NextOp, Inc. Recognized for Commitment to Veteran Employment in the U.S.
Season Features the Largest Overall Prize Pool in Call of Duty Esports History; Global Open Events Begin with CWL Dallas Open on December 8
Today, the Call of Duty World League revealed plans for its biggest season yet beginning with the CWL Dallas Global Open on December 8, 2017. The new season featuring Call of Duty: WWII will offer six LAN Global Open events, a new CWL National Circuit, the CWL Pro League at the MLG Arena, the return of the Call of Duty World League Championship and the largest total prize pool in Call of Duty eSports history, $4.2 million.
Blizzard Battle.net Welcomes Destiny 2 for PC
Winner of Best PC Game – Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017 Available Now
SANTA MONICA, Calif.— Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), delivered for the first time, the world-renowned, first-person action game, Destiny 2, on PC across the globe today. Destiny 2 has received more than 70 global awards and nominations to date, including winning “Best PC Game – Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017,” and industry nomination for “Gamescom Award 2017 – Best PC Game.” The console game, released on September 6, was recognized as the best-selling console game of 2017 in the United States to date with less than one month of sales by The NPD Group yesterday, and now Destiny 2 PC is available exclusively on Blizzard Battle.net®, Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed online-gaming platform, for digital distribution and at global retailers.
LONDON — Activision Blizzard brings its powerhouse slate of franchises to Brand Licensing Europe 2017, along with a strong lineup of partners to drive the expansion of some of today’s hottest properties. Making its international debut, the recently formed Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) will present a roster of iconic, blockbuster titles, including: Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, Crash Bandicoot™ and Bungie’s Destiny from Activision; Overwatch®, Hearthstone® and World of Warcraft® fromBlizzard Entertainment; and Candy Crush™ from King. Reaching a global audience of more than 400 million¹, the company’s franchises of the future feature thrilling gameplay, linear storytelling, esports and consumer products, offering exciting opportunities for multi-category licensing.