Viewership Data For Monday’s Raw, WWE Video Game License Acquired By Take Two Interactive
Monday’s WWE RAW averaged 4,317,000 viewers, down more than 200,000 from last week. Hour three lost 347,000 viewers from hour two. Here are the hourly numbers:
Hour 1: 4,370,000
Hour 2: 4,419,000
Hour 3: 4,162,000
The final rating is expected to be around a 3.0.
– IGN.com is reporting that the WWE video game license is expected to be acquired by Take Two, the parent company of 2K:
“The era of THQ wrestling games is over. Sources have indicated to IGN that the WWE game franchise will be sold to Take Two, parent company of 2K. Terms of the sale are unknown at this time, as details have not been finalized. These negotiations appear to have taken place outside THQ’s formal auction process.”
THQ, the former developer of WWE’s video game franchise, will be officially dissolving, with its studios, staff, licenses and other assets sold off at auction today.