ActiBlizz: Guitar Hero 5 units sold close to The Beatles: Rock Band

Thursday, 5 November 2009 22:01 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Bobby Kotick, ActiBlizz bossman, has said during the company’s financial call to investors that during the Q3, Guitar Hero was the number one third-party console and handheld franchise in Europe, and for the first nine months of the calendar year, Guitar Hero was the number one third-party console and handheld franchise and in North America.

He also mentioned that sales for Guitar Hero 5 were on par with sale for The Beatles: Rock Band, which to date has sold 600,000 units for EA.

The call is ongoing, so we’ll keep you up to date.

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