Activision Publishing has confirmed that its latest title 'Destiny' has sold-through more than $325 million worldwide in its first five days, according to Chart-Track, first parties, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates.
The latest video-game from Activision is off to a terrific start, selling more than $500 million worldwide on day one according to the company's estimates. The title's publisher, Activision Publishing, announced today that the title brought in more than $500 million of Destiny-dollars into retail stores and first parties worldwide as of day one, making the game the biggest new video game franchise launch in history.
While millions of gamers are learning just how glorious 'Destiny' looks on their new consoles, Havok has known for quite some time. The company was behind the Physics, Cloth and Script technologies that are helping to power Bungie’s highly-anticipated open world shooter, Destiny.
Since the announcement of the Xbox One and the PS4, Activision's 'Destiny' has been the most pre-ordered new IP in video game history. Now that game is available worldwide. From the developers at Bungie, the creators of the Halo franchise, and Activision Publishing, the game has picked up 180 awards and nominations before launch.
The long-awaited FPS 'Destiny' is almost here, it's been teased for over a year now and we are just days before the September release date. With the pre-orders filling-up, the clock ticking down and buzz for the game at an all-time high following GamesCom, the developers have released a low-key trailer to keep fans guessing.
After all the teasers, the hype and the trailers, Activision hooked over 4.5 million people worldwide, making it the largest beta to date for this generation. The Destiny Beta included a sampling of major activities featured in the full game.
It's the day that many Xbox One and PS4 players have been waiting for, the day Activision and Bungie confirmed the Destiny Beta dates. Also confirmed today was pre-order bonuses for Destiny at participating retailers.
It was an informative, and diverse line-up of announcements from Sony at the annual E3 press conference earlier today today. The company unveiled new content for the PlayStation 4, highlighting Destiny from Bungie & Activision, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End from Naughty Dog,
One of the most exciting games to report on this past year has been Activision's 'Destiny' a new game from Bungie (the creators of Halo) that promises to be an action-packed adventure set in a familiar but mysterious universe.
During the podcast it was Tyson Green, the Investment Lead, that said, "Investment is not about experience points, it's not about item drops, it's about having an enduring attachment to a game and to a community so that, that community can exist and thrive."