Overwatch Becomes Activision-Blizzard’s 8th Billion Dollar Franchise

On the heels of the announcement that Overwatch has over 30 million global players, parent company Activision announced sales figures exceeding expectations thanks to Overwatch.

“Among the drivers of our results was ‘Overwatch‘ which now has over 30 million players globally”, said Activision CEO, Bobby Kotick in a statement.

Total adjusted revenue for Activision-Blizzard rose 31.7% to $1.2 billion in the first quarter ending March 31st. Last year figures ended at $908 million.