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Activision Earning Call Confirms Destiny Expansion Coming Fall 2018

Destiny 2 DLC outsold Destiny 1 DLC by wide margin Eververse Micro-transactions out-grossed DLC sales IGN's Destin Legarie: 'Activision: event in May and major expansion in Fall is a chance to reengage their audience.' Activision: Bungie is in process of addressing fan feedback This afternoon, Activision made its Q4 Earnings Call, with a lot of good news for investors. Call of Duty once again topped the charts after repeated misfires in previous years. Overwatch League proved

Insider: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Coming in 2018

According to industry insider Marcus Sellers, the next Call of Duty is 'Black Ops 4,' coming from Treyarch. A post on Resetera reporting the rumor says: "According to a source close to the development of the next Call of Duty game, the title will be Black Ops 4 and is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and most surprisingly, the Nintendo Switch. It is set in the modern era, like Modern Warfare, and will be grounded in realism. No more walking on walls like in Black Ops 3

Activision CEO Eric Hirschberg is Stepping Down this March

After eight years working at the company, Eric Hirschberg is stepping down as CEO of Activision Publishing. In a release, Activision confirmed his departure, and is said to be actively looking for a replacement. Hirschberg worked directly under Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and was responsible for the Call of Duty and Destiny franchises, among others. Just last year, both were the highest grossing console games, respectively. VentureBeat reported his statement: “Servin

Destiny 2 Preorders Exceed the Original's

In 2014, Destiny launched with the full weight of preorder numbers that had the entire industry looking on in envy. While its reviews may not have lived up to expectations, its popularity did. Bungie's new IP showed no signs of slowing down, even a year after launch. With the impending release of Destiny 2, preorder performance has always been a question of "how good are Destiny 2's preorders going to be." Early after preorders opened, GameStop's CEO claimed that they were so

Destiny 2 and the Impossible E3 Burden

Bungie’s no stranger to impossible odds. Since “Halo” launched alongside Microsoft’s first game console, their rise through the industry made them both blockbuster and pioneer—two designations that rarely accompany each other now. With each new entry into the Halo franchise, they fed a rapidly swelling fanbase and exceeded each new set of accolades from reviewers. Bungie dragged the industry forward with it, and when the industry hit a lull, so did Bungie. With the launch of

What to Expect at Destiny 2's E3 Booth

In the weekly (and late) “This Week at Bungie” post, Deej summarized what E3 attendees can expect at Bungie’s E3 booth. Destiny 2 is a giant among the franchises that will appear in LA over the week. “This week at Bungie, we’re California dreaming. “In a couple of weeks, we’ll be at E3. We’ve lost track of how many times we’ve sent Bungie Away Teams to brave the crowd at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year will mar the fifth time we’ve entered the fray with some Dest

Razer To Sell Destiny-Licensed Gear

In a May 16th press release on the Activision Games Blog, Editorial Manager Kevin Kelley outlined the next wave of Destiny 2 partnerships. In addition to the new Funko Pop! Collection, PC players will enjoy a new collection of peripherals from Razer—the wildly popular PC gaming company/cult. The peripherals designer will be unleashing a whole suite of their best gear, refashioned for Destiny. It includes: Razer Ornata Chroma keyboard Razer ManO’War Tournament Edition headset