Activision Blizzard has discovered their financial standing for the second quarter of 2020. Whopping numbers for amidst a pandemic, beating the skepticism among Activision Blizzard fans. Understandably, a huge chunk of the revenue for the second quarter comes from the two most popular games, World of Warcraft and the phenomenal Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and its Battle Royale Iteration, Warzone predominantly.
Activision notices a massive player base increase thanks to Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Warzone, and Call of Duty Mobile solely. As reported in the financial call, the company has managed to entertain 102 million monthly active users.
Blizzard, on the other side, managed to please around 32M of active monthly users thanks to four titles. Those are World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Diablo Immortal. World of Warcraft’s net revenue. However, mobile games are also apportioning huge waves of players, and they shouldn’t be a part of underestimation.
Monthly Active Users
To reflect the afore-mentioned activity, Blizzard has also provided a list of Monthly Active Users. You can find the table below.
|Monthly Active Users|
|June 30, 2019||September 30, 2019||December 31, 2019||March 31, 2020||June 30, 2020|
Below you can find the detailed financial outlook of Activision Blizzard for Q2 2020. For a more thorough overview, you can check the official slide presentation.
COMPANY NET REVENUE Q2 2020 COMPARED TO Q1 2019
|(in millions, except EPS)||2020||Prior Outlook*||2019|
|GAAP Net Revenues||$1,932||$1,690||$1,396|
|Impact of GAAP deferralsA||$146||($15)||($189)|
|Impact of GAAP deferralsA||$0.16||$0.01||($0.15)|