Activision posts $1 billion profit in 2011; Modern Warfare 3 highest selling game of the year

Posted By | On 10th, Feb. 2012

During its FY Q4 earnings call, Activision announced a profit of $1.08 billion on revenues of $4.76 billion in 2011. This is a pretty big improvement over their profit of $418 million on revenues of $4.45 billion in 2010.

Activision announced that these crazy sales were due to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s immense success, but they didn’t reveal any sales figures. They did, however, announce that Modern Warfare 3 was the highest selling game of 2011.

Activision announced that as of January 31, Call of Duty Elite has 7.5 million users and 1.5 million subscribers. They also went to to confirm the release of a new Call of Duty game this year. They’re also currently working on Elite 2.0, and will give more details in the coming days.

Activision also announced that  Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure was the No. 1 kids of game of 2011, and that the firm sold 20 million toys based on the franchise. They’re also released a new game in the franchise, Skylanders Giants, in 2012.

Blizzard announced that Diablo III has been delayed to Q2 2012 (April-June), and the period will also see the release of either Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm or World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (most likely).

World of Warcraft, the mega successful MMO, is still going strong, despite the threat from The Old Republic, ending the year with 10.2 million subscribers, down from 10.3 million at the end of 2011 Q3 (September).


Amazing Articles You Might Want To Check Out!



Share Your Thoughts Below  (Always follow our comments policy!)



Keep On Reading!

Pokemon Unite Wins Google Play’s Game Of The Year

Pokemon Unite Wins Google Play’s Game Of The Year

TiMi Studios Group's MOBA Pokemon Unite has been crowned as the Best Game of 2021 in Google Play's Game Awards...

Knockout City Season 4 Update Launch Trailer Showcases New Content, Coming Next Week

Knockout City Season 4 Update Launch Trailer Showcases New Content, Coming Next Week

Knockout City's Season 4 update brings the game's biggest map to date, along with a fun new way to traverse th...

Solar Ash Review – Black Hole Sun

Solar Ash Review – Black Hole Sun

Heart Machine's black hole odyssey is full of mysteries, gorgeous visuals and solid gameplay even with its sha...

Scalper Bots Could be Banned Thanks to a New US Bill

Scalper Bots Could be Banned Thanks to a New US Bill

A group of US politicians has introduced a new bill that aims to crack down on the use of scalper bots and sto...

Halo Infinite, Among Us, Final Fantasy 13-2, and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in December

Halo Infinite, Among Us, Final Fantasy 13-2, and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in December

Stardew Valley, Rubber Bandits, Archvale, and Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will be available tomorrow for co...

Ghostrunner: Project_Hel Expansion Announced; Releases January 27th, 2022

Ghostrunner: Project_Hel Expansion Announced; Releases January 27th, 2022

Take control of Hel as she ventures through six new levels, and tackles new enemies and bosses with her own un...