Sections

Activision reveals Activate mobile-social platform

Will offer services like leaderboards and cloud storage

Activision is launching its own mobile social network called Activate, and will use the service in future releases.

According to Inside Mobile Apps the first titles available on the service will be new iOS games Skylanders: Lost Islands and Skylanders: Battlegrounds.

The service is similar to those provided by Gree and DeNA and adds features like cloud storage for save games, friends lists, leaderboards, and achievements to Activision titles, all through a Facebook login and Activate account.

It's another sign that Activision is committed to mobile following the reveal of its freemium mobile games studio The Blast Furnace which is based in the UK and headed up by Former Rockstar Leeds boss Gordon Hall.

Related stories

Overwatch League faces uphill battle to profitability - Pachter

Wedbush analyst cites spectator unfriendliness, reliance on Twitch among factors that could hamper Activision Blizzard's esports efforts

By Brendan Sinclair

SuperData predicts 5m digital sales for Destiny 2

Research firm also expects series' PC debut to reach 3m downloads within first three months

By James Batchelor

Latest comments (1)

Bruce Everiss Marketing Consultant 4 years ago
We have one of these but haven't given it a name yet.
0Sign inorRegisterto rate and reply

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.