08 Dec

Industry analyst Michael Pachter has stated that he was “disappointed to hear Activision’s new head of publishing flatly deny the company’s plans to charge for multiplayer.” Though rumors regarding a possible fee for the multiplayer component of the popular Call of Duty franchise have been floating around for several years now, the CEO of Activision […]

24 Nov

Despite long-standing rumors that Activision is looking to monetize on the multiplayer-aspect of the immensely popular Call of Duty series, CEO of Activision Publishing Eric Hirshberg has stated that even though the company is seeing an increasing shift towards long-standing online relationships between consumers and publishers, the company will “never, ever charge for the [Call […]

07 Oct

Following the recent launch of World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, the second expansion to World of Warcraft, in mainlan China, Activision-Blizzard has announced that currently more than 12 million players are subscribed to the MMORPG. This number exceeds the number of inhabitant in countries such as Belgium, Greece, or Cuba. This number may […]