Call of Duty, King push Activision Blizzard to record Q1 revenues

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The Call of Duty grows ever louder for Activision Blizzard as a big first quarter for the shooter franchise led the overall company to its biggest first quarter of sales ever.

Activision Blizzard today reported its financial results for the three months ended March 31, showing net revenues for the company up 27% to $2.28 billion. Net bookings were up 36% to $2.07 billion, while net income rose 23% to $619 million.

Activision Publishing was the biggest contributor to those results, posting revenues up 72% year-on-year thanks to the combined performance of Call of Duty: Black Ops

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