EA: more revenue by more downloads




Electronic Arts did in the first quarter of its fiscal year ending June 30, to achieve sales of $ 1.27 billion. This was mainly due to more revenue from digital content sold because there is more margin than physically selling games.

Despite the first quarter of the year quiet period according to Reuters, the unexpectedly good sales within FIFA Ultimate Team knew console and Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes to boost Mobile results. In total, EA posted quarterly revenue of $ 689 million, or 609 million euros. Of that amount, 83 percent, or 568 million dollars, coming from digital sales.

EA’s online games the Battlefield franchise had the best figures by a total of 11.5 million unique players during the first quarter. Battlefield 4 this took the majority of the number of players on his behalf, though it is not known how many.

Star Wars Battlefront was in second place with 6.6 million players. When Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes gamers played an average of 2.5 hours per day in the first quarter. Madden NFL 16 knew 20 percent more players to hold on to, even if EA does not say how much that in absolute numbers. Madden NFL Mobile had 25 percent more players than a year earlier.

EA this year, even with a number of major titles, including a FIFA title just before the end of the second quarter and first Battlefield and Titanfall 2 during the Christmas madness.


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