Activision Blizzard’s new releases Call of Duty®: Black Ops, Starcraft II®: Wings of Liberty and World of Warcraft®: Cataclysm™ were the main driving force of this strong performance. Revenues from digital channels accounted for over 30% of the Activision Blizzard’s overall revenues.World of Warcraft®: Cataclysm™ , which was launched on December 7, 2010, sold through more than 3.3 million copies worldwide during its first 24 hours of release, making it the fastest-selling PC game of all time. As of December 31, 2010, more than 12 million gamers worldwide had subscribed to play World of Warcraft® 3. In November 2010, Call of Duty®: Black Ops became the first video game ever to surpass $650 million in retail sales in its first five days of release 4. To date, the game has achieved more than $1 billion in retail sales worldwide 5.
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