In an earnings report posted by Activision Blizzard, the company revealed how many people have been playing their games. Of course, the strongest titles for Activision were Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and its standalone battle royale, Warzone.
The company also mentioned titles from Blizzard, although specific numbers were not given. It seems Blizzard’s all-around player base is far less than Activision’s, even with the stay-at-home orders in place.
CEO of Activision Blizzard, Bobby Kotick, gave a statement regarding the 2020 results and how the company is doing during the COVID-19 pandemic:
You can see some of the highlights from Activision’s earnings report, below:
- Activision had 102 million monthly active users in the first quarter
- Call of Duty: Warzone reached over 60 million players since its March 10th, 2020 launch date
- Modern Warfare has sold through more units and more players than any prior Call of Duty title at this point after its release
- In the first quarter, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s in-game micro transactions doubled year-over-year versus Black Ops 4
- Blizzard had 32 million monthly active users in the first quarter
- World of Warcraft’s active player community increased further after doubling in the second half of 2019
- Each of Blizzard’s key franchises experienced a month-on-month increase in monthly active users in March
- Hearthstone engagement improved after the Battleground s game mode launched in November
- Overwatch engagement also increased in March