Activision Blizzard’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

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Bobby Kotick

CEO Approval Rating

86/100

Founded:

2008

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Ubisoft is seen as one of Activision Blizzard's biggest rivals. Ubisoft is headquartered in Rennes, Brittany, and was founded in 1986. Ubisoft competes in the Toys & Games field. Ubisoft generates 26% the revenue of Activision Blizzard.

EA is seen as one of Activision Blizzard's top competitors. EA was founded in 1982, and its headquarters is in Redwood City, California. EA operates in the Gaming industry. EA has 100 fewer employees than Activision Blizzard.

Rockstar is one of Activision Blizzard's top rivals. Rockstar is a Private company that was founded in New York, New York in 1998. Rockstar competes in the Gaming industry. Rockstar has 7,363 fewer employees vs. Activision Blizzard.

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Annual Revenue

$7B

Activision Blizzard's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.5B. Over the last four quarters, Activision Blizzard's revenue has grown by 50.7%. Specifically, in Q2 2020's revenue was $1.9B; in Q1 2020, it was $1.8B; in Q4 2019, it was $2B; in Q3 2019, Activision Blizzard's revenue was $1.3B.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
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Major League Gaming Corp.

Jan 2016

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$46M
MLG is a professional eSports organization that provides an online broadcast network for competitive gaming, video streaming, leagues and tournaments.
King.com Limited

Nov 2015

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$5.9B
King develops and publishes video games for web, mobile and social networks.
Ubisoft Leamington

Sep 2008

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undisclosed
FreeStyle Games specializes in developing music-based video games for consoles and computers.
DemonWare Limited

Mar 2007

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$17.6M
DemonWare designs and develops software for games publishers.

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May 2005

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Activision Blizzard has acquired. Activision Blizzard has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was Major League Gaming Corp. in Jan 2016. MLG is a professional eSports organization that provides an online broadcast network for competitive gaming, video streaming, leagues and tournaments.

Activision Blizzard Funding History

$42.5M

Since Activision Blizzard was founded in 2008, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Activision Blizzard has raised $42.5M. Activision Blizzard's funding round was on Dec 1993 for a total of $42.5M

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Dec 1993
$42.5M
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Total Funding: $42.5M

Since Activision Blizzard was founded in 2008, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Activision Blizzard has raised $42.5M. Activision Blizzard's funding round was on Dec 1993 for a total of $42.5M

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Activision Blizzard News

September 9, 2020Benzinga

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September 9, 2020Benzinga

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Shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) saw some unusual options activity on Wednesday. Followin... See more »
September 9, 2020GamesIndustry

Activision Blizzard names new EMEA boss

Anna Malmhake to lead the publisher's go-to-market commercial organisation across Europe... See more »
September 4, 2020Silicon Valley Daily

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 Available Worldwide Now

The Video Games That Helped Define Skate Culture Have Been Remastered to Engage and Reflect a Bigger,... See more »
August 28, 2020Zolmax News

Brokerages Expect Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.71 Billion

Brokerages forecast that Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) will announce sales of $1.71 billion... See more »
August 27, 2020MarketScreener

Seek Your Fate in the Shadowlands-World of Warcraft's New Expansion Arrives October 27

(marketscreener.com) Journey through the far reaches of the afterlife in the eighth expansion for the... See more »

Activision Blizzard Blogs

May 6, 2015ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Activision in 2015: The Year So Far and What Lies Ahead

It's only May and 2015 is already shaping up to be a landmark year for games. Last month, we revealed... See more »
April 30, 2015ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Save Up to 75% On Activision Games and Play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer for Free This Weekend on PC

It's a great time to be a PC gamer. Today, we kicked off the Activision Publisher Weekend sale on Ste... See more »
March 12, 2015ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Destiny Wins Best Game at the BAFTA Games Awards

It may only be March, but 2015 is already off to an incredible start. The first DLC pack for Call of ... See more »
March 5, 2015ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Activision Blizzard Named One Of Fortune's Best Companies To Work For

I've had an opportunity to meet and work with people across a variety of groups and disciplines here ... See more »
February 11, 2015ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Call of Duty, Destiny, Skylanders, and Geometry Wars Nominated for Eight BAFTA Awards

Hot on the heels of last week's DICE Awards, which garnered four awards for Destiny including Best Ac... See more »
January 16, 2015ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Destiny, and Skylanders Trap Team Top the Charts for 2014

We're just a few weeks into 2015, and while there are some truly exciting things coming in the year a... See more »
December 5, 2014ACTIVISION BLIZZARD BLOG

Watch The Game Awards 2014 Live Tonight

In celebration of this landmark year in gaming, tonight at 6:00pm PST/9:00pm EST, the first-annual Th... See more »

Activision Blizzard Press Releases

October 30, 2019centralcharts

Activision Blizzard sees jump in stock price despite recent boycott

Activision Blizzard's stock price is up after the release of the most recent 'Call of Duty: Modern Wa... See more »
September 20, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

Reebok's Mazei Joins Activison Blizzard's Esports Team

Activision Blizzard has named Dan Mazei head of global communications for its Esports unit, which inc... See more »
May 12, 2019Dubai PR Network

First Five Cities Revealed for New Call of Duty Esports League

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD: First Five Cities Revealed for New Call of Duty Esports League 12 May 19: Follow... See more »
April 11, 2019WebWire

Cannes Lions and MediaLink announce Activision Blizzard, Adobe, NBCUniversal and TikTok as launch partners for CLX

Taking place at the Cannes Lions festival in June, CLX will provide an intimate, curated and experien... See more »
March 5, 2019GlobalNewswire

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders

NEW YORK, March 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsui... See more »
February 12, 2019StreetInsider

Activision Blizzard Announces Fourth-Quarter and 2018 Financial Results

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced fourth-quarter 2018 results.... See more »
January 12, 2019CentralCharts

Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Activision Blizzard, Inc. - ATVI

On January 11, 2019, the Company disclosed that it would be separating from its design and developmen... See more »

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Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games for video game consoles, personal computers and mobile devices. Activision Blizzard was founded in 2008. Activision Blizzard's headquarters is located in Santa Monica, California, USA 90405. It has rais...

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Activision Blizzard's CEO, Bobby Kotick, currently has an approval rating of 86%. Activision Blizzard's primary competitors are Ubisoft, EA & Rockstar.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Activision Blizzard

  1. When was Activision Blizzard founded?

    Activision Blizzard was founded in 2008
  2. Who is Activision Blizzard's CEO?

    Activision Blizzard's CEO is Bobby Kotick
  3. How much revenue does Activision Blizzard generate?

    Activision Blizzard generates $7B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has historically raised $42.5M in funding
  1. Where is Activision Blizzard's headquarters?

    Activision Blizzard's headquarters is in Santa Monica California, USA
  2. How many employees does Activision Blizzard have?

    Activision Blizzard has 9,900 employees
  3. What sector does Activision Blizzard operate in?

    Activision Blizzard is in Movies & Entertainment, Publishing
  4. Who are Activision Blizzard's competitors?

    Activision Blizzard's top competitors are Ubisoft, EA, Rockstar