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Call of Duty 'micro transaction game' headed for China

Activision confirms "best-in-class digital platform surrounding the Call of Duty franchise"

Activision is developing a new digital micro-transaction game in the Call of Duty franchise for release in Asia.

It said in its Q1 2011 financial results release: "The company plans to allocate the majority of its resources and focus toward opportunities which it expects will afford it the greatest competitive advantages and the greatest potential for best-in-class quality, high-margin digital growth, and long-term success."

One of these, it reveals, includes "robust investment in forthcoming Call of Duty titles, including a micro-transaction game for China; the development of a best-in-class digital platform surrounding the Call of Duty franchise."

No further details were divulged. The investors call is currently underway.