A Very Brief Mention of the Activision Blizzard Earnings Call

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I figured I’d drop in on the A/B earnings call again since I did it last time. Theirs are actually pretty well timed for right after work, so I can pull it up on on the way home and listen to it while I’m cooking.

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Overall they beat their expectations, by a fair margin at that. I believe they cited better than expected sales of Sakiro Shadows Die Twice as being one of the major contributing factors.

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They did talk a bit about both CoD Blops 4 and WW2 and how well it did, as well as constant mention of esports, which they seem to be pushing fairly heavily.

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While they mentioned in-game advertising several times, I only found it on one slide. It’s also possible I missed some.

On the whole, I didn’t see a whole lot of interest. It all seems pretty par for the course. Despite a fairly positive report, a lot of the numbers are down from last year and their stock price dropped. Of course, it may rebound Monday, who knows?

I’m falling asleep as I write this though, so I’m heading to bed. Y’all take care.

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