Activision Ranks in as #1 Publisher for First Half of 2007
Yesterday, Activision released a press release touting that they were the “#1 third-party U.S. console and handheld publisher for the first six months of calendar 2007”. According to Activision, their market share has increased to 13.7% leading on both the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 2. The company also ranked as the #1 third-party publisher on the PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo platforms.
“Our record performance was fueled by strong sales of our proven franchises Guitar Hero II, Spider-Man 3 and Shrek The Third, as well as our new intellectual property Transformers: The Game,” stated Robert Kotick, Chairman and CEO, Activision. “Our balanced portfolio has enabled us to continue our leadership position across the console and handheld platforms.”