London, UK– 25 th January, 2011– Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and developer Treyarch announced today the release of the Call of Duty:® Black Ops Zombies soundtrack. Available through iTunes, Amazon, Zune and other major digital media retailers, the Zombies soundtrack features for the first time in their entirety, 17 original tracks composed by Treyarch for the wildly popular game Call of Duty Zombies game mode.
The Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies soundtrack, part of a digital distribution agreement between Activision and Fontana, the award-winning independent sales, marketing and distribution division of Universal Music Group.
Following its release on 9 th November, Call of Duty: Black Ops set new entertainment records as the largest five-day opening in history and has gone on to surpass $1 billion in sales worldwide with more than 600 million hours played by fans around the world. Developed by Treyarch, the title is rated 18 by PEGI. For additional Call of Duty updates, visit www.callofduty.com/blackops and also via Twitter @JD_2020.
Fontana Distribution, the independent arm of Universal Music Group Distribution, provides unparalleled sales and marketing support, as well as back office services, for a diverse roster of labels and their artists. Fontana distributes more than 80 labels including Rap-A-Lot Records, Eagle Rock, Downtown, Vagrant Records, WaterTower Music, American Gramophone, Kedar Entertainment, Last Gang, Savoy Label Group, ESL, Music World, Delicious Vinyl, Ipecac, Six Degrees, SMC, VP Records, and many others. In addition, Fontana distributes select projects from UMG labels worldwide.
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