Activision has announced that it will pledge a million dollars to helping army veterans and former service members find employment within civilian life.
Id tell the mofos at Activision where 2 stick it "u aint buyin me motherfukers"
Agree, one million for them is like a cent for us. Activision is rolling in it, i mean c'mon, 1mil? Please, if anything, right from the beginning of MW1, Activision shouldve donated a percentage of all games sold to the vets, including MW2, WaW and now BO, and whatever the hell next.
Actually thats pretty damn awesome F*ck why they are doing it, for good publicity? probably, but that doesn't change that a sh*t load of money is being donated to vets.
They should be donating more TBH, considering the likely 750 million dollar profit they will make. Something is better than nothing though, great job!
They don't have to donate a single cent, so don't get greedy and say that they should donate more. Activision earns their money.
Granted, something is better than nothing but a million dollars is equivalent to nothing in terms of a donation to help veterans. That won't even pay for the study to determine where the million should be spent to benefit those in need. Since day 1 sales equated to $360 million dollars, maybe you should loosen the pursestrings Activision.
mad props Activision....
Yes, that is really generous, for someone that will make a billion dollars from it,.. @Petay Pan: What has Sony to do with this,.. Seen? heard or read? Google Sony charity,.. I bet you will find, it is much more than a million dollars,..in charity,..and so is MS, I bet,.. Still not enough money to buy a PS3 I see,.. Maybe we all should do some Charity for Petay Pan ,.. so he will stop trolling,..
people stop bitching!, whenever a donation is made, public or not...is a good thing. stop hatting people, leave fan-boysm aside and acknowledge that this is a good thing, jeez.
It's good the vets are getting some well deserved money they could have donated more. Considering how much money the game is raking in, no props to activision so they do one good thing and we should forget all BS they did and still continue to do.
No matter what they donate there is always people saying it should be more or don't deserve plaudits for what is actually a good deed
lool 1 Million Only? talk about a publicity stunt, am glad I didnt buy the game
lol at people trying to trash talk activision over this. Can't help but hate can you. What has Bungie ever given to charity out of it's billions made from Halo. Fuck all. And Black Ops is a great game. So STFU
Noob, compare the amount of money Bill Gates has AND IS GIVING TO CHARITY and look at how much Activision makes in a CoD day and you tell me that Activision isn't being generous enough. See, this is why I like Bill Gates.
Ya screw bungie for making money off old intergalactic wars and not giving back to the veteran space marines.
A million? They made a shitload more than that on day 1! I think they could shell out a bit more. 5 million would be okay and 50 million would be fan-fucking-tastic. Actually it would be legen-wait for it-dary.
I actually think 1 million is an insult, I wouldnt take it
Yeah they make billions and they are making it from exploiting the current war situation and they give back a measly 1 million out the billions they will make? Disgusting..
Really, what is wrong with you. A company who has no obligation what so ever to donate to a charity, gives one million dollars to one and you think its an insult and would refuse it. I really have heard it all on this site.
Vhero, Black Ops is in the cold war... not today. Granted MW2 is... Anyway, a million dollars is a lot of money regardless of how much they are making. And I'm sure this isn't the only thing they do for charity. And for those of you who just think Activision is pure evil, think of it this way. Even a broken clock is right twice a day.
thats nice! is that like every1 gets 10 dollars??
thats like mailing a $1 cheque to africa and saying hope it helps u sort ur country out.
One Million is not enough. 100 Million might make a difference.
You make make a good point, it's nice they did this but 1 million will not go very far, is it going to a exisiting fund? because it mentions it is to help them get work, so it's not like they get to actually see the money is it.
a million thats it? Black ops sells 7 million in one day. That means they made $420,000,000 in one day. and they are only going to give only a mill? so much for kotick's whole " black ops is a tribute to the military" bull shit.
It seems N4G knows nothing about expenses or running a business. Activision might make $1 billion per quarter but a good chunk of that goes to paying off development costs, marketing, salaries, etc. In there recent quarter, didn't they only have $50 million left over after expenses were deducted from revenues? Further, Activision donates to veterans every now and then, they even offer returning veterans JOBS within Activision.
stop bitching lets see sony or MS give 1 million to the same charity
Don't know about Sony but Microsoft gives to charities throughout the world, they even send consoles, games, etc to soldiers stationed throughout the world.
Great on Activision! MS donates millions of dollars in currency to the USO along with computers and TV's for USO centers. I know that MS has a MS Store (Online) that is just available to military vets(goverment) that allows them to purchase several of there products (MS office, Xbox controllers,etc) at a great discount. I paid $9.95 (USD) for the latest version of MS Office; only paid the shipping. I am am positive Sony donates money, but it may not be to US vets.
but one million is fucking pathetic,.. They will make like 2 billions,.. Charity my ass,.. It is a f***** publicity stunt ,..Tied to your biggest money maker,.. Very good and relatively cheep publicity maker,.. May work better and longer than adds,.. plus it improves the image of your company and the product you are serving to consumers,..
For me it just gets worse xD Hypocrisy is the worst thing that they can do to damage their reputation (if they still have some left) in my eyes. This wont save you Activision its just makes things worse. Personaly i think activison should donate this to a non-goverment group at least to gain some respect from me. And for the people above that say Sony doesnt donate its obvious you guys dont know because they dont make many of those donations public worldwide with only the pure intention to give something for the needed without almost any publicity. Sony deserves many respect for being respectfull to people that have inteligence. Thank you Sony.
You guys spammed my comment? Really? LOL! L-O-S-E-R-S.
but correct me if I'm wrong but didn't Activision also promise money to Infinity Ward as well? Don't pi$$ off Uncle Sam Activision....
This is what Kotick calls toilet paper. It's the equivalent of someone flicking pennies at you. Yeah it's still money, yet they should have done it anonymously. This is just another publicity stunt to improve an asshole's image.
This is just insulting to our inteligence.
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