Some Good News for Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s Call of Duty: WWII

Late last month, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) finally revealed that the next game in the company's huge Call of Duty video game franchise would be known as Call of Duty: WW2.

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Rather than continue trying to build yet another installment in the franchise set in the future (the company's most recent game, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, didn't do that wellCall of Duty game will, as the title suggests, be set during World War 2.

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Although the game isn't out yet (it launches on Nov. 3), Activision Chief Operating Officer (COO) Thomas Tippl did offer some interesting preliminary data pointson the company's most recent earnings that might suggest that Call of Duty: WWII will fare better than its predecessor did.

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