Activision reporting substantial growth

Activision has announced that according to data from the NPD Group, the company’s market share in calendar year 2007 was 17.7% — a 7.2% increase over the same period last year — which in fact makes them 2007’s number one publisher in the US.

The games that in large part made this possible for the company are Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. According to the NPD Group, Call of Duty 4 and Guitar Hero III were the number one and three best-selling titles across all platforms.

Robert Kotick, Chairman and CEO, Activision: “For the first time in our history, we were the #1 U.S. publisher for the calendar year. We are well on our way to delivering sixteen years of record revenue growth and by far our most profitable year ever.”

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: