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SOF II: Double Helix Tops Worldwide Sell

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 9:58 p.m. PDT

Activision, Inc. today announced that Raven Software's first-person action game Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix is topping worldwide sell-through charts. Just five days after its initial launch in the U.S., the game debuted as the #3 best-selling PC title by revenue for the week of May 19 - 25, 2002, according to NPD Intelect. In the UK, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix was the #2 PC title for the week of June 1, 2002 as reported by Elspa/Chart-Track and was cited by Inform as the #1 PC title in Australia for the past two weeks from May 20 - June 6, 2002.

Additionally, LucasArts Entertainment Company's Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, which was also developed by Activision's Raven Software, and which is published by Activision internationally, continues to be a top-five selling title in the U.S., U.K. and Germany since its initial launch in late March. Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast was the #2 best-selling PC game in the U.S in dollars for the week of May 19 - 25, 2002, the #5 selling PC game in the U.K. for the week of June 1, 2002 and the #5 PC title in Germany of the month of May, according to the VUD.

"The incredibly talented Raven Software organization has produced another hit title with Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix," states Ron Doornink, President of Activision, Inc. "We are extremely pleased with the success of both Soldier of Fortune and Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and the strong response from consumers and retailers around the world."

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $786 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements." The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Activision's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. These important factors, and other factors that could affect Activision, are described in Activision's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this press release are referred to such filings.

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