President Bobby Kotick lauded the performance of the publisher's core titles in a conference call with investors.
SuperData reports that last month saw the highest total revenue ever for digital spending.
Grand Theft Auto V may have been the top-earner in the 2010s, but it was Activison's shooter franchise that had the largest impact on the industry. Also, 2019 finishes with total sales down 13%.
GameDaily chats with Call of Duty: Mobile director Leo Yao and TiMi's International Business Director, Vincent Gao, about bringing the massive console IP to mobile.
The game has been the most-played Call of Duty multiplayer this console generation. 2019 has been "one of Call of Duty's strongest years in history," according to NPD's Mat Piscatella.
NPD's Mat Piscatella provided GameDaily with some insight into last month's biggest trends.
Activision's shooter franchise beat out Fortnite and GTA, and it was the only gaming IP to crack the top 10 of all entertainment brands for fanatics.
Tencent's latest mobile offering made a big debut, but spending has since slowed quite a bit, and the game did not factor into a record mobile game sales day on Black Friday.
The mobile sector and Call of Duty on PC/console led the way, while Respawn's Apex Legends appears to have made an impressive comeback.
Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform for October, but hardware and software sales were down.