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Activision files patent for real-time mapping 2D objects into 3D to optimize remastering of old games
Activision Blizzard wants remasters to use all leverages of 3D engines while also maintain the feel of the original games. That’s why the company decided to file a patent for technology that could map 2D assets into 3D in real-time.
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run surpasses $1.2 million in revenue, hits over 34 million downloads
In the first quarter (ended on March 31), Crash Bandicoot: On the Run became one of the top mobile games in terms of revenue and downloads. King’s title also surpassed 20 million downloads faster than any other runner before, including Subway Surfers.
Activision sues creator of browser game Warzone, calling his trademark claims ‘frivolous’
Indie developer Randy Ficker launched web-based strategy Warzone in 2017. After Activision released Call of Duty: Warzone last year, Ficker accused the company of infringing his trademark rights. The publisher, however, denies the claim.
Activision Blizzard welcomes former CIA chief operating officer in its top management
Brian Bulatao has become a new chief administrative officer at Activision Blizzard. He worked as COO of the CIA and was a member of Donald Trump Administration. The company, however, decided to not publicly announce the appointment.
Bobby Kotick to receive $200 million payout amid new layoffs at Activision Blizzard
Soon after the reports of 50 people losing their jobs at Activision Blizzard, it’s been revealed that the company’s CEO Bobby Kotick will receive a payout of $200 million. Meanwhile, a group of investors isn’t pleased with such a whopping sum.
Cyberpunk 2077 dethrones World of Warcraft: Shadowlands as fastest-selling PC game of all time
Of the 8 million pre-orders for Cyberpunk 2077, the PC version accounted for 4.72 million. This makes Cyberpunk the biggest day one launch ever for a PC game — the title previously held (even if briefly) by World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.