Activision Extend Marvel Deal

Activision today announced that it has extended its deal with marvel comics to produce licensed material for PC, consoles and handhelds, the previous deal was set to expire in 2009. Activision has sold more than 25 million games based on Marvel Comics material.

“Activision is one of a handful of players who can truly execute worldwide in this business. “Spider-Man and X-Men are major global franchises. Because of this, it is always critical for us to partner with companies committed to maximizing success internationally. Activision’s results on a worldwide scale with these brands demonstrated to us that they can and will continue to do that.” explained Bruno Maglione, president of Marvel International.