Call of Duty and Guitar Hero nearly doubles Activision’s profit

Posted by Humphrey Cheung

Santa Monica (CA) – Activision’s financial 3rd quarter profits nearly doubled thanks to brisk sales of Call of Duty 4 and Guitar Hero 3.  For the quarter ending December 31st, the company earned $272.2 million or 86 cents a share.  This was 90% more than the same period the year where the company made $142.8 million or 46 cents a share.

Revenue soared 80% to $1.48 billion for the quarter.

Read more … Forbes.