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Activision’s Xbox Games Take Top Spots In Germany

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PST

Activision, Inc. announced that WRECKLESS: The Yakuza MissionsTM and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 were the #1 and #2 best-selling third-party titles by units for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in Germany for the week of March 18 – 24, 2002, according to Media Control. These results followed the successful European launch of Xbox on March 14, 2002.
Additionally, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 was the #4 third-party title for the PlayStation® video game console and the #5 third-party title for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, according to Media Control.

“The success of WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 reinforce Activision’s position as a brand leader on Xbox,” said Ron Doornink, President and COO, Activision Inc. “Activision is poised to continue its leadership position on both the Xbox and PlayStation 2 with upcoming launches of Spider-Man® the movie game, Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMXTM 2 and Kelly Slater’s Pro SurferTM.”

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