Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard is an independent video game software developer and distributor. The company is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products for various consoles, handheld platforms and the PC. Activision Blizzard has continued to thrive as a leading digital entertainment provider whose games appeal to a variety of gamers. The company strives to make thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for its players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.
Company Growth (employees)
Santa Monica, US
Size (employees)
9,600 (est)
Activision Blizzard was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, US

Activision Blizzard Office Locations

Activision Blizzard has an office in Santa Monica

Activision Blizzard Financials and Metrics

Activision Blizzard Financials

Activision Blizzard's revenue was reported to be $6.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

1.6 b

Net income (Q2, 2017)

243 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

339 m

Market capitalization (08-Dec-2017)

47.8 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

3.3 b
Activision Blizzard's current market capitalization is $47.8 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.8 b4.9 b4.6 b4.4 b4.7 b6.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

1.2 b

R&D expense

958 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


691 m1.1 b970 m753 m1.3 b1 b990 m1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b1.6 b

Sales and marketing expense

144 m104 m141 m221 m92 m164 m189 m168 m322 m340 m246 m308 m

R&D expense

140 m143 m112 m131 m145 m149 m159 m175 m249 m249 m225 m252 m

General and administrative expense

162 m95 m107 m140 m86 m102 m109 m160 m169 m156 m177 m171 m
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


2.8 b2.8 b3.2 b4 b4.4 b4.8 b1.8 b3.2 b


49 m

Current Assets

6.2 b6.9 b3.4 b4.8 b


138 m157 m189 m258 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


4.4 b4.3 b4.2 b3.8 b4.5 b4.4 b4.4 b2.9 b2.3 b4 b3.2 b3.3 b


313 m158 m151 m222 m102 m117 m238 m103 m94 m131 m48 m51 m

Current Assets

8.3 b5.7 b5.5 b6 b5.9 b6.1 b6.3 b4 b3.4 b5.3 b4.4 b4.4 b


139 m152 m162 m162 m158 m179 m200 m246 m260 m258 m245 m246 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1 b835 m892 m966 m

Depreciation and Amortization

108 m90 m95 m829 m

Accounts Receivable

198 m(180 m)(40 m)84 m


6 m(2 m)(54 m)32 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

56 m293 m204 m(23 m)394 m606 m733 m336 m606 m733 m363 m514 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40 m65 m

Accounts Receivable

445 m142 m


(9 m)(135 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Activision Blizzard Operating Metrics

Activision Blizzard's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 431 m in Q1, 2017
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

New Product Launches






Monthly Active Users

621 m575 m548 m530 m544 m491 m482 m447 m431 m
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Activision Blizzard Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
King.comFebruary 23, 2016$5.9 b

Activision Blizzard Market Value History

Activision Blizzard Revenue Breakdown

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Activision Blizzard's Web-traffic and Trends

Activision Blizzard Online and Social Media Presence

Activision Blizzard News and Updates

Online Gaming Global Market 2017: Key Players – Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Giant Interactive Group, GungHo Online Entertainment, King Digital Entertainment

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Activision Blizzard’s Q3 results beat expectations (update)

Activision Blizzard reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations, and the company touted the performances of its Destiny 2 launch and its King mobile games division. [Updated numbers] Activision Blizzard reported adjusted earnings per share of 60 cents a share, compared with …

Activision Blizzard's 'Destiny 2' drives full-year forecast raise

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Crash Bandicoot and StarCraft Remastered reboots could boost Activision Blizzard’s results this year

Activision Blizzard could benefit from a strong response to its franchise reboots, including Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and the upcoming StarCraft Remastered. The two games — as well as last year’s reboot Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered — show the demand for retro titles that make gamer…

Activision Blizzard: More Overwatch League teams are coming this year

Video game giant Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said that its Blizzard Entertainment division would announce more teams soon and formally launch its Overwatch League later this year. The league is the company’s big dive into esports, as Overwatch local team franchises are reportedly selling fo…

Activision Blizzard Company Life and Culture

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