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Lockdown and loaded: coronavirus triggers video game boost | BBC News
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Lockdown and loaded: coronavirus triggers video game boost | BBC News

Video game companies have been experiencing a rise in use and sales since the lockdown was implemented due to the coronavirus. The gaming industry has hit record high sales this past month as more people look to inside means of entertainment. Activision Blizzard, the company that created the CoD series, has reported having more than 60 million players since the beginning of March play the latest release, ‘Warzone.’ Companies with smartphone apps have also reported a rise in players and sales. “In the face of so many difficulties, our employees have made certain that the joy, the engagement, and the benefits of gaming remain an effective way to help keep our 400 million players around the world connected and safe,” commented Activision Blizzard’s chief executive Bobby Kotick.

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-52555277

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