Activision announces that two million copies of the game have been shipped out to retailers.
ACTIVISION SHIPS OVER TWO MILLION UNITS OF SPIDER-MAN 2™ VIDEO GAME
Santa Monica, CA – July 7, 2004 – Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the company’s North American Publishing unit has shipped more than two million units of its Spider-Man 2™ video game timed to the theatrical release of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Columbia Pictures Spider-Man® 2. The game, which is currently available at retail stores, lets players experience what it’s like to be the world’s most celebrated Super Hero as they web sling from buildings, dive from rooftops to the streets and scale the heights of Manhattan, a living breathing city complete with pedestrians, traffic, trains and helicopters. Gamers can re-live the film’s storyline or embark on exclusive game missions as they perform heroic deeds, protect citizens from random crimes, and face off against the nefarious Doc Ock and other Marvel super-villains.
Spider-Man 2 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube carry a “T” (Teen with violence) rating by the ESRB and the Game Boy Advance and PC versions carry an “E” (Everyone with violence) rating.