This excerpt taken from the ATVI 8-K filed Apr 17, 2009.
ACTIVISION BLIZZARDS MARCH QUARTER NET REVENUES AND EARNINGS TRACKING AHEAD OF PRIOR OUTLOOK
Santa Monica, CA April 16, 2009 Due to the better-than-expected performance of its titles at retail, Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that its March quarter net revenues and earnings per diluted share are tracking ahead of the companys prior outlook. On February 11, 2009, the company provided an outlook for the March quarter of $860 million in GAAP net revenues and GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.08. On a non-GAAP basis, on February 11, 2009, the company provided an outlook of $550 million in net revenues and earnings per diluted share of $0.03.
Global consumer response to the Call of Duty® and Guitar Hero® franchises and Blizzard Entertainments