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Call of Duty®: Black Ops Zombies Available Now for All Apple Devices Via App Store

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Call of Duty®: Black Ops Zombies Available Now for All Apple Devices Via App Store14:34 EST Thursday, December 01, 2011Fan-Favorite Zombie Saga Continues Today on iPhone®, iPad® and iPod Touch®SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty® Zombies experience continues on the Apple iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch, as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), launches Call of Duty®: Black Ops Zombies today.  Adapted from Treyarch's best-selling console hit, Call of Duty®: Black Ops, and built specifically for Apple mobile devices, Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies delivers a Zombies experience never before seen on mobile along with 50 levels of cult-favorite Dead-Ops Arcade, providing the ultimate undead challenge for fans of Call of Duty's signature Zombies mode. Featuring Voice Chat for a true Call of Duty style multiplayer experience, the title allows gamers to play solo or join a team of up to four to take down hordes of zombies.Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies has been optimized for 3rd-generation devices and higher, allowing for unparalleled graphics and performance on a mobile device. As an iOS Universal App, the game operates the same whether played on iPhone, iPod or iPad, meaning a zombie's brain will splatter just as vividly on your iPhone4's Retina Display as on your iPad 2. Fans of the series should keep an eye out for ongoing updates to the game as the team will provide upgraded features, more fan-favorite maps, and other special surprises. The Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies game app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, developed by Ideaworks Game Studio, is available for $6.99 from the App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/app/id471063940.About Activision Publishing, Inc.Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.  Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements:  Information in this press release that involves Activision Blizzard's expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including statements under the heading "Company Outlook," are forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  Activision Blizzard generally uses words such as "outlook," "will,"  "could," "should," "would," "might," "to be," "plans," "believes," "may," "expects," "intends," "anticipates," "estimate," "future," "plan," "positioned," "potential," "project," "remain," "scheduled," "set to," "subject to," "upcoming" and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause Activision Blizzard's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include, but are not limited to, sales levels of Activision Blizzard's titles, increasing concentration of titles, shifts in consumer spending trends, the impact of the current macroeconomic environment and market conditions within the video game industry, Activision Blizzard's ability to predict consumer preferences, including interest in specific genres such as first-person action and massively multiplayer online games and preferences among competing hardware platforms, the seasonal and cyclical nature of the interactive game market, changing business models including digital and used games, competition, including from used games and other forms of entertainment, possible declines in software pricing, product returns and price protection, product delays, adoption rate and availability of new hardware (including peripherals) and related software, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, litigation risks and associated costs, protection of proprietary rights, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, customers, licensees, licensors, vendors, and third-party developers, including the ability to attract, retain and develop key personnel and developers that can create high quality "hit" titles, counterparty risks relating to customers, licensees, licensors and manufacturers, domestic and international economic, financial and political conditions and policies, foreign exchange rates and tax rates, and the identification of suitable future acquisition opportunities and potential challenges associated with geographic expansion, and the other  factors identified in the risk factors section of Activision Blizzard's most recent annual report on Form 10-K.  The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to Activision Blizzard as of the date of this release, and Activision Blizzard assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.  Although these forward-looking statements are believed to be true when made, they may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of Activision Blizzard and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.ACTIVISION and CALL OF DUTY are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the properties of their respective owners. SOURCE Activision Publishing, Inc.For further information: CONTACT: Bianca Harzbecker, Publicist of Activision Publishing, Inc., +1-310-496-5290, bianca.harzbecker@activision.com