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PROTOTYPE® 2 FOR WINDOWS PC HITS RETAILERS NATIONWIDE

London, UK– 27 th July, 2012 PROTOTYPE ? 2 has broken out of the NYZ’s quarantine zone and is available at retailers nationwide with today’s launch of the game for Windows PC.? All boxed launch copies and pre-ordered digital download copies of PROTOTYPE 2 for Windows PC will include free access to the RADNET Edition content– over 55 pieces of additional challenges, events and rewards including the Alex Mercer playable skin.? From Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), fans can pick up PROTOTYPE 2 for Windows PC in-stores and via digital download in the UK from today.? The game will require a computer that meets or exceeds the below specifications:

Minimum? PC Specs Recommended Specs

OS Windows? XP/Vista/7 Windows? 7

Processor??????? Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 8750 Intel Core 2 Quad 2.7 GHz or better, AMD Phenom II X4 3 GHz or better

Memory??????? 2 GB 4 GB

Video Card NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT series with 512 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD 4850 with 512 MB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 (1GB) / ATI Radeon HD 5850 (1GB) or better

DirectX Version 9.0C or later

Disk Space 10 GB

Sound Card???? Any DirectX 9 compatible Sound Card

Supported Input Devices Keyboard, Mouse, Xbox 360? Controller

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PROTOTYPE 2 was developed by Radical Entertainment for Windows PC, the Xbox 360 ? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ? 3 computer entertainment system.?

PROTOTYPE 2 is rated PEGI 18 - content suitable for persons ages 18 and older. For more information on the game, please visit the official Web site at www.prototypegame.com.

C autionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in this press release that involves Activision Publishing’s expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including statements about the expected release date of PROTOTYPE 2 for Windows are forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause Activision Publishing’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include unanticipated product delays and other factors identified in the risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to Activision Publishing and Activision Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Activision Publishing nor Activision Blizzard assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of Activision Publishing or Activision Blizzard and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.

? 2012 Activision Publishing, Inc.? PROTOTYPE and ACTIVISION are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc.?

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