Skylanders series passes $1.5 billion sales worldwide

Activision Blizzard's Q2 results reveal Skylanders Giants was the No.1 best-selling console and hand-held game in dollars for the first half of 2013
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Activision Blizzard's Q2 financial results have revealed that as of July 31st, the Skylanders franchise has passed $1.5 billion sales worldwide.

It also stated that in North America and Europe, Skylanders Giants was the number one best-selling console and handheld game overall in dollars, for the first six months of 2013.

The results found that in Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Skylanders Giants, the firm had the top two best-selling games in North America and Europe combined for the first six months of 2013.

Activision Blizzard will hope the franchise can build on this success when the latest game, Skylanders: Swap Force, lands on shelves on October 18th.

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