Activision Blizzard execs like its CEO Bobby Kotick have stated on more than one occasion that the publisher would like to take its successful first person shooter franchise Call of Duty and move it into a more persistent online game genre similar to an MMO.
Now an analyst is predicting that such a move in China could net the company some big bucks.
According to IndustryGamers, Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey is predicting that a Call of Duty Online game could generate “an additional +$50 to +$100 million in sales” in its first year in China alone. Activision Blizzard already has an agreement with China-based NetEase to run Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft. So far Activision Blizzard has not officially announced any such plan to release such an Call of Duty Online game in China or any other region of the world.
Via Games Daily