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Activision Blizzard, Inc. Closes Private Offering Of $2.25 Billion Of Senior Notes Into Escrow And Confirms Syndication Of 7-Year $2.5 Billion Term Loan, Including Possibility Of Funding Into Escrow

The Notes and related guarantees were offered and sold in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Notes and related guarantees were offered within the United States only to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act and outside the United States only to non-U.S. investors in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes and related guarantees have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction. Unless so registered, the Notes and related guarantees may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security nor does it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.

About Activision Blizzard:

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest and most profitable independent interactive entertainment publishing company. It develops and publishes some of the most successful and beloved entertainment franchises in any medium, including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, StarCraft® and Diablo®. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, it maintains operations throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes games on all leading interactive platforms and its games are available in most countries around the world.

Forward-looking statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, those relating to the Transactions and the entry into the Term Loan B, the revolving credit facility, and any escrow thereof and whether or not the Company will consummate the other transactions described herein. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to the Company as of the date of this release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Although these forward-looking statements are believed to be true when made, they may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of the Company and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.

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