Activision sends along
a humble brag
, though it's light on the humble and heavy on the brag.
According to the publisher, they concluded 2014 with the top-selling videogame,
the top children's game, and the number one new IP of the year. "We'd like to thank our fans
for making Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
the #1 top-selling video game in the
world, Skylanders Trap Team
the top-selling kids game in the world and Destiny
the #1 new video game IP of 2014," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision
Publishing. "As much fun as we had making these games, we've had even more fun
playing alongside you. Stay tuned. We have more exciting games in store for fans
this year." Here's word:
Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), delivered the top-selling console video game of 2014 with
Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare and the top-selling kids video game in the world
with Skylanders Trap Team.1 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare topped the U.S.
charts for 2014 and claimed the title of the #1 top-selling console game of 2014
globally.1 Call of Duty is also the #1 franchise in the U.S. for the
sixth year in a row in the U.S., based on revenue.2 Skylanders® Trap
Team is the #1 top-selling kids video game globally, and Skylanders is the #1
kids video game franchise of the year in the U.S, and globally, for the third
year in a row, based on retail sell-through including toys and accessories.1
1 Based on physical game unit sell-through data, according to NPD,
GfK, and Activision internal estimates.
2 Based on physical game unit-sell through, according to NPD.