Vivendi reports increased revenues for second-half of FY 2011 thanks to ActiBlizz

Wednesday, 31 August 2011 19:56 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Vivendi, Activision-Blizzard’s majority shareholder, has posted its financial results for the first half FY11, and it finds the firm with increased revenues and earnings thanks to record digital sales of Blizzard games which are up over 20 percent year-over-year. The firm also noted that ActiBlizz bought back close to 43 million shares of its common stock for $479 million, leaving Vivendi with a 63 percent share in the company. More on Gamasutra.