Videogame maker Activision Blizzard's quarterly revenue rises 15 percent

Reuters News
Posted: May 06, 2015 4:20 PM

(Reuters) - Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by robust sales of its first person shooter game "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare".

The company's net income rose to $394 million, or 53 cents per share, for the first quarter ended March 31, from $293 million, or 40 cents per share, a year earlier.

On an adjusted basis, Activision earned 16 cents per share.

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Revenue rose to $1.28 billion from $1.11 billion.

(Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Editing by Simon Jennings)