EA sells more games for mobile phones and old console generations




Electronic Arts has achieved a significant increase in sales of mobile games in the fourth quarter of 2014. In addition, EA was able to wear his own words strikingly similar games that are designed for older consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

According to Electronic Arts were 62 percent more titles sold for the PS3 and Xbox 360 during the fourth quarter of 2014. The publisher calls this rise unexpectedly, but that would partly due to the fact that many games for older consoles are cheaper than same titles for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

EA also saw sales of mobile games to increase. Revenue growth would have been in the past quarter 26 percent. Especially games that use the freemium model, would do well. In freemium titles to play the games for free, but the player must draw the wallet for certain features or extras. Are also shown in some titles ads.

Total sales for the fourth quarter amounted to dollars, 1.13 billion or 995 million euros, an increase of 40 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. Earnings were $ 142 million, converted 125 million. EA gets half its revenue from online distribution channels, while the other half is earned by selling games on physical media.

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