Just yesterday, the world-famous company Activision Blizzard reported to investors in the quarterly report Q2 2016. According to the Report Overwatch has become a very popular online game that is played by 15 million users worldwide. In the game they spent 500 million hours. A company Activision Blizzard earnings totaled $ 1.57 billion in the second quarter of 2016.
Activision Blizzard’s portfolio of products
The company noted that in all products Activision Blizzard number of active users monthly audience (Monthly Active Users, MAU) rose to 491 million in the calculation for the second quarter ended June 30. MAU online audience has grown to 33 million, an increase of 29% compared with the previous quarter. Total games Activision Blizzard has been played 10 billion hours during this period.
Today the audience of one of the products Overwatch companies around the world amounted to 15 million people, including digital and boxed game sales. Also in this figure includes the console version of the multi-user and play in the Internet online.
“Today the audience of Overwatch worldwide amounted to 15 million people”
As we mentioned above, the company’s revenues totaled $ 1.57 billion for the second quarter 2016. At the same time today, the share of income from all Overwatch sales amounted to about half a billion dollars, excluding the deferred payment.
“The share of revenues from all Overwatch sales amounted to about $ 0.5 billion”
Overwatch also beats the world record for sales. For example, in China Overwatch game has exceeded last year’s record of Diablo 3 as the best-selling games on the market. And in Korea Overwatch game became №1 in the games segment, presented by internet cafe, with a share of more than 30% of possession.
“Along with the incredible success of the launch Overwatch, we note records and Call of Duty, and Candy Crush, which are the drivers of our success in the second quarter of 2016.”
Bobby Kotick, Activision Blizzard’s CEO