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Ultimate Team Modes Bring EA $3k Per Minute

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 May 2021, 15:45

Ultimate Team packs continue to bring Electronic Arts huge money. According to the company's financial report, last year alone the revenue from lootboxes in sports series like FIFA amounted to more than one and a half billion dollars.

2020 Was the Best Year Ever for Pen&Paper Dungeons & Dragons

Adrian Werner, 21 May 2021, 13:39

Dungeons & Dragons is experiencing a golden age. 2020 was the best year ever for the brand. It was also reported how many people are playing the game and the number is impressive.

Embracer Group Spends Twice as Much on Commissions as on Game Development

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 May 2021, 22:07

Embracer Group, which includes Deep Silver and Gearbox Software, revealed in its 2021 financial report that it spends twice as much money on store commissions for its games as it does on creating games themselves.

Take Two's Financial Report; GTA 5 Sold 145M Copies

Adrian Werner, 19 May 2021, 14:07

We got to know Take-Two Interactive's financial results and updated sales figures for GTA 5, RDR 2 and the Civilization series, among others.

Video Game Industry Will See a Dip in 2021, Newzoo's Report Claims

Angelika Kaldus, 17 May 2021, 18:18

Newzoo claims that the video game market will see a decline in revenue compared to last year. Reasons for such assumptions include Apple's policies and the universal deficit of chips.

Yakuza 7 is the Biggest Hit in the Series

Adrian Werner, 13 May 2021, 13:37

Sega boasted that Yakuza 7 became the biggest hit in the history of the series. This success, as well as the increase in the popularity of the brand outside Japan, is to be the result of, among other things, releasing the game simultaneously on multiple hardware platforms.

EA With Record Revenue; Plans to Develop Live-service Games

Angelika Kaldus, 12 May 2021, 20:43

Electronic Arts boasted record revenue in last fiscal year, with as much as $4 billion coming from live-service games (LGS). CEO Andrew Wilson talks about further development of the category.

Ubisoft's Latest Financial Report Reveals New Info on Big IPs

Michael Kulakowski, 11 May 2021, 21:38

According to the latest financial report, last year turned out to be one of the best in Ubisoft's history. The company recorded impressive revenues and a large increase in interest in its products.

Video Games Industry Is Bigger Than Film, Sports and Music

Angelika Kaldus, 11 May 2021, 15:00

The gaming market has overtaken the movie industry - valued at nearly $180 billion in 2020 - and Gen Z values it more than sports.

Capcom Reports Record Earnings for Fourth Year in a Row

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 May 2021, 20:37

Capcom has once again had a record year. Thanks to the success of the Resident Evil and Monster Hunter series and ever-growing digital sales, the company reported (for fourth consecutive year) record earnings.

Epic Games Store Spent $1 Billion on Exclusives

Bart Swiatek, 05 May 2021, 14:29

Epic Games has already spent over a billion dollars on exclusive games for Epic Games Store. This is part of a strategy to capture up to half of the PC gaming market.

We Learned Epic's Spendings on Giveaways; Subnautica Alone Cost Almost $1.5M

Milosz Szubert, 04 May 2021, 20:53

Documents leaked on the occasion of the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple reveal how much the former paid for games given away for free on its platform during the first nine months of this operation. The total amount it had to spend during that period is close to $12 million.

We Know How Much Has Epic Games Earned on Fortnite

Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2021, 20:01

Thanks to documents revealed in the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple, we've learned how much revenue one of the world's most popular games, Fortnite, provides its developers.

Xbox is Doing Great - Microsoft Boasts Financial Results

Adrian Werner, 28 April 2021, 12:41

Microsoft's financial report showed great results for its Xbox division. It reported big increases in revenue from console, game and service sales.

Minecraft Mods Have Become a Business Worth Hundreds of Millions

Adrian Werner, 28 April 2021, 11:36

Selling mods for Minecraft turned out to be a very lucrative business. The amounts and numbers obtained in the official store are very impressive.

2020 Was the Second Best Year Ever for The Witcher 3

Karol Laska , 22 April 2021, 22:04

We know how The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt did from the financial side in 2020 compared to previous years. The CD Projekt Group can be satisfied with the results it achieved.

CI Games Reveales 2020 Sales Results

Bart Swiatek, 20 April 2021, 15:30

CI Games summed up 2020 in its recently published financial report. The company earned almost $2M during this period. The document also included information on the sales of individual games.

Epic Secures $1B for Development, Including $200M From Sony

Karol Laska , 13 April 2021, 19:33

Epic Games received a really substantial injection of cash from its investors, equal to $1 billion. The amount was contributed by Sony, among others.

Tim Sweeney Satisfied With Epic Games Store, Losses Called 'Investments'

Bart Swiatek, 12 April 2021, 13:56

Epic Games' CEO Tim Sweeney commented on Twitter about the Epic Games Store platform losing money. In his opinion, it is an investment that enables the store to grow and reach out to players.

Epic Games Store Remains in the Red

Paul Musiolik, 10 April 2021, 16:49

The court documents in Epic Games vs Apple case bring a lot of interesting information. It turns out that Epic Games Store has been making nothing but losses so far, and that's not going to change anytime soon.

Tencent's TiMi Studios Earns More Than Activision, EA and Take-Two

Hubert Sledziewski, 03 April 2021, 20:35

TiMi Studios, developer of the mobile game Honor of Kings, made more revenue in 2020 than western industry heavyweights like Activision, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two Interactive.

New Strategy Didnt's Save CD Projekt From Losing Stock Value

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 March 2021, 20:59

March 31 turned out to be fatal for CD Projekt's shares. The company's new strategy and update 1.2 for Cyberpunk 2077 disappointed the investors.

Genshin Impact Became the Fastest Earning Mobile Game in History

Adrian Werner, 24 March 2021, 12:45

Revenues from the mobile version of Genshin Impact have just surpassed one billion dollars. The game has managed to achieve this faster than any other iOS and Android title. Thus, the previous record holder, Pokemon GO, was dethroned.

Console Gaming Market Grows on the Pandemic; Up 19% Over 2019

Paul Musiolik, 12 March 2021, 16:22

The video game market is one of the few that has seen a lot of growth during the pandemic. Sales in 2020 were 19% higher than 2019, crossing the $50 billion threshold.

Roblox Overtakes EA and Take-Two on the Stock Market

Ness, 11 March 2021, 18:37

The company behind the popular online sandbox game Roblox has successfully debuted on the New York Stock Exchange. The game's popularity is constantly growing and the company is currently worth more than EA or Take-Two.

Lootboxes to Become Increasingly Profitable Despite Regulations

Adrian Werner, 10 March 2021, 12:28

According to analysts, lootbox revenue is expected to grow every year until it reaches $20 billion per year in 2025. However, this development will not continue indefinitely.

AMD's Share in GPU Market Down 9 Percent

Ness, 06 March 2021, 18:41

AMD recorded a drop in GPU market share. At the end of 2019, it stood at 27 percent. A year later, it was just 18 percent.

Genshin Impact Bests Pokemon GO, Earns Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Paul Musiolik, 06 March 2021, 17:05

Genshin Impact recorded a phenomenal launch. MiHoYo's title recorded $874 million in revenue across mobile platforms in the last five months.

Doom Eternal Earns Millions Without Lootboxes or Microtransactions

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 March 2021, 10:55

Doom Eternal is a huge success for Bethesda. This was confirmed by a former id Software employee, according to whom the game generated over 450 million dollars in revenue in 9 months, despite the lack of lootboxes and microtransactions.

Over 32 Million People Play Roblox Every Day

Adrian Werner, 24 February 2021, 17:07

Thanks to a financial report from the creators of Roblox, we found out the number of daily users and how many of them spend real money in the game.

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC Twice as Popular as on Consoles

Adrian Werner, 24 February 2021, 15:24

Thanks to SuperData's January report, we've learned that twice as many people played Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online on PC as on consoles last month.

Crusader Kings 3 Helped Paradox Break Financial Record

Karol Laska , 23 February 2021, 21:37

Crusader Kings 3 became such a big hit that it helped Paradox Interactive break its financial record. The Swedish company scored the best year in its history.

Ubisoft With Record Q3 Results Thanks to Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Adrian Werner, 10 February 2021, 14:53

Ubisoft reports record financial results. The key factor in this became the launch of Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, which earns better than any previous installment of the series.

Embracer Group Exceeds Ubisoft in Terms of Market Value

Adrian Werner, 10 February 2021, 11:39

Ubisoft is no longer the most valuable company in the European games industry. Yesterday it was overtaken in terms of market capitalisation by Embracer Group, which includes THQ Nordic and Deep Silver, among other entities.

Take-Two Boasts Excellent Sales of GTA 5

Paul Musiolik, 09 February 2021, 11:15

Grand Theft Auto V, despite being eight years old, continues to sell like hot cakes. In 2020, Rockstar's game was bought by 20 million people.

Bitcoin Regains Popularity and Sets Historic Record

Capitalny, 05 February 2021, 16:53

January turned out to be the month when more than 22.3 million unique addresses on the Bitcoin network were used to receive or send the most important cryptocurrency. It's a new record.

EA Made a Fortune on Star Wars Games

Adrian Werner, 05 February 2021, 16:48

EA has revealed the sales results of its Star Wars games. They are impressive, both in terms of the number of sold copies sold and generated revenue.

It Was a Record Year for Call of Duty

Bart Swiatek, 05 February 2021, 10:27

It was a very successful year for the Call of Duty series. The brand managed to break a number of records, earning its publishers at Activision a lot of money.

PS5 With Great Launch Despite Shortages; Sony's Financial Results

Paul Musiolik, 03 February 2021, 15:55

Sony is pleased with PS5's great launch. The console, despite problems with availability and a higher price than the PS4, recorded equally good sales, enabling the Japanese company to earn record money.

Brawl Stars Goes on Strong, Earning a Billion Dollars in Total

Milosz Szubert, 01 February 2021, 20:03

According to data from analytics platform Sensor Tower, mobile multiplayer game Brawl Stars has surpassed $1 billion in revenue since its release. This is the fourth game from developer Supercell to reach this milestone.

2020 Was a Spectacular Year for Epic Games Store

Karol Laska , 28 January 2021, 21:32

We know how much we spent on games on Epic Games Store in 2020, and how many accounts have already been created on the platform. All thanks to the latest report.

Xbox X/S Series Drive Good Results of Microsoft's Gaming Division

Adrian Werner, 28 January 2021, 15:01

Microsoft boasts excellent financial results for the previous quarter. Of note is the significant revenue growth from the gaming division, driven by the launches of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles.

Hitman 3 Breaks Even in Less Than a Week

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2021, 21:53

Hitman 3 is a huge success for IO Interactive. The first independent publication from the Danish developer took less than a week to repay the development costs.

AMD With Record Earnings in 2020

Sodar, 27 January 2021, 20:22

AMD reported strong revenue increase in 2020. The emphasis on remote working and the resulting high demand for electronics are the effects of the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

Activision Blizzard Achieves Record Value

Tom Borys, 21 January 2021, 21:48

Activision Blizzard can count the last few months as extremely successful. The company's value has never been so high, and its thanks to, in part, by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyberpunk 2077 Taken Over by Rust

Adrian Werner, 18 January 2021, 13:07

The online survival game Rust knocked Cyberpunk 2077 off the throne of Steam's biggest bestseller, ending the long-week domination of CD Projekt RED's game.

Digital Distribution Dominates Game Market in UK in 2020

Adrian Werner, 12 January 2021, 11:48

The past year on the UK game market belonged to digital distribution. The best-selling title was FIFA 21, while the best-selling console was the Nintendo Switch.

Rust With Great Income and Another Activity Record on Steam

Agnes Adamus, 10 January 2021, 20:53

Rust is still on the rise. On Saturday, the game set its third activity record this week. This turn of events has also proved fruitful for the developers, who recorded huge income.

Roblox Devs are Worth More Than CD Projekt, Ubisoft or Take-Two

Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2021, 13:26

The value of Roblox Corporation - responsible for the mobile hit Roblox - is estimated at USD 29.5 billion. That's more than the value of entities such as Ubisoft, Take-Two or CD Projekt.

Star Citizen Breaks New Fundraising Records Fuelled by Player Hope

Sodar, 05 January 2021, 18:58

Although Cyberpunk 2077 surprised many players with the number of bugs, it remains in the shadow of the „master” in terms of development time and condition - Star Citizen. The latter, although still in alpha phase, is raising more and more funds.