Peter Hepworth, Activision’s UK and Ireland MD, has left the firm to “pursue new career opportunities.” In the interim, the business in the region will be overseen by Andrew Brown, VP of sales excellence, who was previously managing director for the area before Hepworth took over. Brown will take on the added MD responsibilities until another person has been found to fill the position. Activision said in a statement to MCV it plans to continue working with Hepworth “on UKIE initiatives and would like to thank him for his many years of service.”
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is already popular with Xbox One users, and it’s only been available for one week.
Xur has shown up and he has some new goodies for you this week, along with restocking Three of Coins.
All PlayStation 4 owners are invited to the Monster Hunter World beta which kicks off next Friday.
Boom. Less than a year after its predecessor Modern Warfare 2 took over from Dr. Kawashima, Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the biggest-selling game in the UK ever.
Activision’s Andrew Brown has quizzed Microsoft’s Neil Thompson, Sony’s Ray Maguire and Nintendo’s David Yarnton over on MCV on when digitally distributed titles will overtake boxed products.