Activision Blizzard's quarterly profit, sales rise

By @ibtimes on

NEW YORK - Activision Blizzard posted higher profit and revenue in the fourth quarter, driven by sales of online content that users downloaded to accompany its Call of Duty: Black Ops video game.

For the quarter ended March 31, Activision Blizzard said income rose to $503 million, or 42 cents per share, from $381 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier.

Adjusted for digital revenue, the company said earnings per share was 13 cents, up from 9 cents a year earlier.

(Reporting by Liana B. Baker; Editing by Richard Chang)

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