Destiny 2: Forsaken hasn't met Activision's sales expectations

Destiny 2 Forsaken sales

"While Forsaken is a high-quality expansion with strong engagement and new modes of play, it did not achieve our commercial expectations", said Activision Publishing's Coddy Johnson. This could be troublesome as although Destiny 2's current microtransactions are relatively unoffensive at the moment we could see a shift to more aggressive tactics.

Like it or not, nearly any AAA game nowadays has some sort of microtransactions built in to make the publisher more money than just the initial game purchase.

Activision is intent on finding new ways to monetize the game, presumably in an effort to better its margin moving forward. Players are able to purcahse the currency with real world money to spend on various cosmetic extras. No stranger to this is Activision, who's Call of Duty franchise is now expected to have some sort of microtransaction-type system built in with each new entry.

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Destiny 2 was released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in September a year ago, with a PC version arriving a month later. It was also temporarily free on PC recently.

"We have not yet seen the full core re-engage in Destiny, which has led to the underperformance against expectations to date", he said. Heck, Destiny 2 was pretty much the top-grossing console game of the month, beating even the mighty Fortnite. "We see the continued improvement of our live operations model as one of our largest growth opportunities with the potential to generate billions of dollars of high-margin incremental revenue as we deliver year-round in-game content for our community". If you're in, you're deeply engaged. These reports come from Activision's latest earnings call, though it's worth mentioning the Destiny franchise grew quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year for the period of September 30. When you're in, you're deeply engaged, and if you're not, we're hoping now's the time. Did many of you pick Destiny 2 back up when Forsaken dropped?

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