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Analyzing Financial Performance of Biggest Gaming Companies in 2022

Maciej Jalowiec, 15 March 2023, 16:33

The beginning of March is a time of financial summaries in the gaming industry. Major companies listed on the world's stock exchanges have just released their results for Q4 2022, and we analyze the data.

Ubisoft Plans Fewer Games; Has One More Surprise for This Year

Hubert Sledziewski, 17 February 2023, 14:46

According to Ubisoft's latest financial report, the company is not doing as badly as it may have looked. What's more, the French reportedly have an ace up their sleeve in the form of a hitherto unannounced AAA game. Its release is expected within the year.

Embracer Records Big Profit Increase Thanks to Evil West

Jakub Tarchala, 16 February 2023, 14:46

The Swedish Embracer Group can consider the third quarter of fiscal 2022 a very successful one - recorded profits can be counted in millions of dollars, thanks to, in no small measure, to Evil West.

Roblox With Gigantic Losses; Figures are Shocking

Wiktor Szczesny, 16 February 2023, 12:32

We have learned the latest financial results of Roblox - a platform attracting millions of players around the world. The company's latest report is a source of many interesting and often surprising information.

Two Hits Boosted Activision Blizzard's Results; Company Goes Against the Tide and Won't Lay Off Staff

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 08 February 2023, 13:46

We learned Activision Blizzard's financial results for last year. Overwatch 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, among others, contributed to the achievement.

Nintendo Switch With Great Achievement; Growing Player Numbers

Sonia Selerska, 07 February 2023, 17:46

Switch has left PlayStation 4 behind on the list of best-selling consoles ever. The number of users of the platform is going through the roof.

Take-Two Records Lossess, Seeks Savings; Marvel's Midnight Suns Flops

Adrian Werner, 07 February 2023, 15:31

The failures of Marvel's Midnight Suns, PGA Tour 2K23 and New Tales from the Borderlands have taken a heavy toll on Take-Two's financial performance. In response, the publisher plans to implement a cost-saving plan.

Gamers Help Dwarf Fortress Devs; January Brought an Absolute Record

Michal Ciezadlik, 02 February 2023, 16:45

Fan support for Dwarf Fortress seems to have no limits. At the beginning of December, the game went on Steam - since then, players have backed it with an exorbitant amount of money.

Ubisoft in Crisis; Publisher Ridiculed

Sonia Selerska, 12 January 2023, 14:17

The delayed release of Skull and Bones has opened Ubisoft's pandora's box. Wasted money, merger refusals, investor fear - these are just some of the French studio's problems.

Ubisoft Tightens Belt; Cancels 3 Games and Delays Skull and Bones Again

Agnes Adamus, 12 January 2023, 10:54

Ubisoft is disappointed with sales of its recent games, so it is looking to save money, focus on its biggest brands and cancel three unannounced projects. In addition, it has postponed the release of Skull and Bones - for the sixth time...

Game Killed Off 2 Months After Release; Devs Surprised With Subpar Sales

Marcin Przala, 10 January 2023, 13:28

The Formula One racing simulator F1 Manager 2022 recorded a poor debut. The game from Frontier Developments did worse financially than expected. The developers blame „players' price sensitivity” for the game's poor sales.

They Waited 20 Years For Game's Success, Became Millionaires and People Approve

Adrian Werner, 13 December 2022, 14:46

Commercial edition of Dwarf Fortress has made the game's developers into millionaires. They intend to spend the money sparingly, as they have plans to develop the game for years to come, perhaps even for the rest of their lives.

Gaming Market Loses Despite Player Number Growth; We Have an Idea Why

Wiktor Szczesny, 22 November 2022, 12:33

The gaming industry has significantly increased its reach over the past two years. As a result, there are more and more players every year. At the same time, the value of the market has shrunk significantly in 2022, making the situation complicated.

PC Game Market in Japan Doubled in 3 Years

Adrian Werner, 07 November 2022, 14:18

PC games are doing better and better in Japan. Revenues from the segment have doubled in just a few years.

Alan Wake 2 Without Surprises; Remedy Delivers on Promises

Kamil Kleszyk, 02 November 2022, 17:18

Remedy revealed its latest financial report. From it we learned, among other things, what stage of work the Finnish team's current projects are at. Unfortunately, we will have to wait a while for the results.

Total War is a Hit, but Sonic Remains King of SEGA

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 October 2022, 15:09

SEGA's financial report leaves no doubt: Sonic is still the company's mascot, but Total War is now one of the publisher's most popular series.

Tencent Lost Hundreds of Billions of Dollars; Chinese Giant Trembles

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 23 October 2022, 21:37

China's largest tech giant has been outperformed in its home country. Tencent has lost more than $650 billion in recent years.

Xbox Game Pass Brings in Lots of Money

Kamil Kleszyk, 10 October 2022, 13:46

Microsoft has revealed to Brazilian officials the revenue the company generates from Xbox Game Pass subscriptions. The amount is impressive.

Elden Ring is Making a Fortune for the Publisher

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2022, 16:06

Elden Ring continues to sell millions of copies, which has provided Bandai Namco with excellent financial results for the start of the new fiscal year.

PUBG Boasts 80K New Players Daily

Adrian Werner, 14 August 2022, 23:12

The free-to-play model has benefited PUBG: Battlegrounds. The game is gaining an average of 80,000 new players per day.

Boxed Editions Don't Exist For Take-Two; Zynga is Chasing Rockstar

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2022, 14:15

What emerges from Take-Two Interactive's financial report is a picture of a company fully focused on digital distribution and microtransactions.

Cat and Spider-Man Still not Giving Rivals a Chance on Steam

Adrian Werner, 08 August 2022, 13:04

The past week did not bring much change to the Steam bestseller list. Stray and Marvel's Spider-Man continue to dominate. Thanks to big discounts, several older projects also returned to the top 10.

Nintendo's Performance is Beyond Words; the Japanese are Unrivaled

Przemyslaw Dygas, 03 August 2022, 12:52

Nintendo has shared the results of Switch sales and games developed for the console. The figures are impressive.

EA Reports Big Earning on Live-service Games; Apex Legends Mobile Beyond Expectations

Adrian Werner, 03 August 2022, 11:19

EA has revealed of its financial results. Most of the company's business is now live-service games, but the publisher stresses the importance of single player titles in its growth strategy.

Diablo Immortal's Earnings Pick Up Steam Thanks to China

Kamil Kleszyk, 28 July 2022, 20:58

Diablo Immortal presses on, despite criticism. The game, hated by many for its ubiquitous microtransactions, has become a real money-making machine. After its release in China, Blizzard's game broke the magic barrier of $100 million in revenue.

$65 Billion in 6 Months; Mobile Market Breaks Record

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 July 2022, 12:33

The mobile market has slowed down, but still managed to set another record. Users (including gamers) continue to spend billions of dollars on apps in App Store and Google Play.

Players Cry, But Pay; Diablo Immortal Earns Millions of Dollars

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 July 2022, 19:22

Diablo Immortal is drowning in a sea of criticism, but also money. After a month, the game is still making $1 million a day for Blizzard Entertainment.

Monster Hunter: Rise - Sunbreak Takes Top Weekly Spots on Steam

Adrian Werner, 04 July 2022, 14:21

Monster Hunter: Rise - Sunbreak proved to be a huge hit on Steam, taking the base game to new levels of popularity.

Capcom Thrilled With Strength of Steam and PC Market

Adrian Werner, 30 June 2022, 12:12

Capcom has boasted an impressive increase in PC game sales.

Ubisoft CEO Gives Up Part of Salary Due to Company's Situation

Przemyslaw Dygas, 24 June 2022, 13:26

The head of Ubisoft Yves Guillemot gave up part of his salary. The reason for the decision are problems in the company.

May Was a Good Month for New Games on Steam

Adrian Werner, 22 June 2022, 11:36

May abounded in successful launches on Steam. In addition to the hit game V Rising, My Time at Sandrock, We Were Here Forever, Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters, Songs of Conquest and Little Witch in the Woods did very well.

CD Projekt Stock Plummets; Cyberpunk 2077 Sale Forecast Worsen

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 May 2022, 21:03

Report by BOS brokerage house predicts no major successes both for CD Projekt group's stock and for Cyberpunk 2077.

PSN Makes Sony a Fortune; Popularity of the Service Increases

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 May 2022, 14:13

Sony has shared its financial results. PlayStation Network brings in huge revenues for the company.

Video Games are World's Biggest Entertainment Medium, Take-Two Reports

Adrian Werner, 18 May 2022, 12:01

Take-Two's financial report included a lot of interesting information about the overall health of the video game market and the directions of its development.

Dying Light 2 Broke Even in a Month; 2022 Expected to be Record-breaking for Techland

Kamil Kleszyk, 17 May 2022, 15:10

Studio Techland expects to end the year with record results thanks to the fantastic reception of Dying Light 2.

Take-Two Doesn't Need GTA 6 Because GTA 5 is Still Making Millions

Adrian Werner, 17 May 2022, 11:34

Thanks to Take-Two's financial report, we've learned that Grand Theft Auto 5 sales have surpassed 165 million copies.

Remedy Busy With as Many as 5 Projects; Progress Report on Control 2 and More

Krzysiek Kalwasinski, 14 May 2022, 20:47

Remedy Entertainment is currently working on as many as five projects. The company's financial report talks about progress on Control 2, Alan Wake 2 and other games.

Switch Topped 8+ Years of PS4 Sales in US in Just 5 Years

Adrian Werner, 14 May 2022, 20:02

The best-selling console in the U.S. in April was Nintendo Switch, and among video games, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

Lady Dimitrescu Conquered the Market; Resident Evil Village is Fastest-selling Game in the Series

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 May 2022, 14:17

Resident Evil Village's great sales aren't Capcom's only success. The company is in its fifth year with record financial results.

Elden Ring With Sensational Results; Game Sells Millions of Copies

Przemyslaw Dygas, 11 May 2022, 14:35

Bandai Namco recorded very good financial results. A large impact on them had the great sales of Elden Ring.

Hard Times for PC - Segment Will Grow Slower Than Console Market in 2022

Adrian Werner, 06 May 2022, 13:30

This year, video game market revenues are expected to exceed $200 billion for the first time. The console segment will grow the fastest.

$1B Every 6 Months; Genshin Impact Cranks Out Amazing Results

Adrian Werner, 06 May 2022, 12:35

Revenues from Genshin Impact have already surpassed $3 billion, counting only earnings from the mobile version of the hit game.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers Brought Huge Losses for Publisher

Adrian Werner, 04 May 2022, 11:29

It turned out that Marvel's Avengers and Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy made Square Enix lose as much as $200 million. No wonder that the Japanese publisher sold its western studios to Embracer.

Xbox on the Rise; 10 Million Users of Microsoft's xCloud

Adrian Werner, 27 April 2022, 13:29

Microsoft's new financial report is full of data about revenue and profit growth. We also learned about the popularity of the streaming service xCloud.

CD Projekt Stock Dips Due to Delayed Witcher and Sales Ban in Russia

Michal Ciezadlik, 19 April 2022, 14:48

The latest stock market quotations are not favourable for CD Projekt. Despite higher profits than expected, the company's result fails to gain trust of analysts and investors.

Exiting Russia Means Loss of a Market Worth Billions of USD for Game Publishers

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 March 2022, 14:56

Game developers and publishers (and more) are pulling their products out of Russia en masse, and in doing so are rejecting a market that generates billions of dollars in revenue.

More Than 31 Million People Bought Their First Steam Game in 2021

Adrian Werner, 09 March 2022, 11:07

Valve has summarized the past year on Steam. The service recorded big increases - both in terms of revenue and user activity.

Nvidia Earned a Record Amount of Money on Gamers

Dawid Wanat, 21 February 2022, 13:56

Nvidia reported record gaming revenue. The Data Center and Professional Visualization division also delivered outstanding results.

Skull and Bones is Now a Live-service Game

Adrian Werner, 18 February 2022, 16:00

Thanks to Ubisoft's financial report, we learned that Skull and Bones has been turned into a live-service game. It was also reported that Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is expected to debut before April 2023.

AC: Valhalla Outperformed Odyssey, Ubisoft Reports

Adrian Werner, 18 February 2022, 11:08

According to Ubisoft's latest financial report, Assassin's Creed Valhalla earned over 70% more than AC Odyssey in the same time period after release. The company's CEO also commented on recent rumors of a spin-off stealth game.