Founded in 1979 as the first independent video game software developer and distributor, the company launched a series of multi-million unit selling titles in the early 1980s for the Atari 2600 including Pitfall, Kaboom! and River Raid. Since then, Activision has created some of the most iconic and memorable game experiences of all time.
Today, the company is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products for various consoles, handheld platforms and the PC. Over the past five years, they have continued to thrive as a leading digital entertainment provider whose games appeal to a variety of gamers.
They strive to make the most fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for our players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.
They operate in more than 15 countries including in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, mainland China, Hong Kong and the region of Taiwan.
Call of Duty
Activision are the publishers of the Call of Duty franchise, one of the most popular games franchises of all time.
Currently, Call of Duty games are released annually, developed as part of a 3 year cycle amongst 3 Activision-owned studios. These studios are: