Activision is #1
According to NPD Funworld's April 2002 Video Games Software Summary, Activision was the #1 console software publisher for the month of April. During the month, Activision was the only publisher to have a top-five title on each of the next-generation console platforms. Also, the company increased to 15.3% for it's market share, as it possessed only 6.1% for the same period last year. Activision increased 179% over last year's comparable period in dollar sales, as well.
"Activision's strong franchises continue to fuel the company's record performance," states Ron Doornink, President, Activision, Inc. "We are pleased with the success of our key brands across all of the console systems and continue to benefit from our strategy of leveraging franchise titles across multiple platforms."
6/3/2002 Matt Stensrud