Excellent Sales of DayZ and Arma 3 in 2019
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2020, 17:24
Bohemia Interactive boasts financial results for 2019. The Czech company managed to generate revenue of $68 million, thanks to the still good sales of DayZ and Arma III.
Epic Games on Fortnite's Revenue Drops: The Data is Inaccurate
Jacob Blazewicz, 28 February 2020, 14:53
Epic Games has criticized the SuperData group for reporting Fortnite's revenue. The company disputes the data provided by the analysts, even though it referred to them in the previous month.
Developers of Roblox are Now Worth $4 Billion
Adrian Werner, 27 February 2020, 18:58
Thanks to the a round of investments, we learned that the developers of Roblox are already worth $4 billion. In addition, the number users playing the game monthly has increased to 115 million.
The Witcher 3 Earns a Ton on Steam; CD Projekt Catches up to Ubisoft
Christian Pieniazek, 20 February 2020, 19:47
The record-breaking valuation of CD Projekt on the Warsaw Stock Exchange makes it the second largest European video game company. In addition, the Polish publisher revealed that after exceeding $50 million in revenue from the sales of The Witcher 3 on Steam, Valve reduced the commission for every subsequent game copy sold on the platform.
The Devs of Control Have Another Unannounced Game
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 February 2020, 21:37
Remedy Entertainment published a summary of 2019. The devs of Alan Wake's boasted great financial results and Control's success, but they also said they are working on an unannounced production.
World of Warcraft Doubled its Number of Subscribers
Adrian Werner, 07 February 2020, 16:15
Activision Blizzard has published a financial report for the past year. Apart from revenues and profits, we learned that the number of World of Warcraft subscribers has more than doubled.
GTA 5 Sales Exceeded 120 Million Copies; RDR2 - Over 29 Million
Adrian Werner, 07 February 2020, 13:45
Take-Two Interactive has published a new financial report. In addition to revenue and profit data, the document includes the sales results of titles from Rockstar Games. We learned that Grand Theft Auto 5 has already found over 120 million buyers and Red Read Redemption 2 - 29 million.
Capcom With Record-breaking Profits
Adrian Werner, 04 February 2020, 16:04
Capcom boasted that Monster Hunter World sales exceeded 15 million copies. In turn, Iceborne has already found over 4.5 million buyers. The first three quarters of the current fiscal year have brought biggest profits in the publisher's history.
EA is Making a Fortune on Microtransactions
Adrian Werner, 31 January 2020, 11:20
Electronic Arts reported that in the last quarter of 2019 it earned almost one billion dollars on microtransactions. They account for more than half of the publisher's total revenues.
52 Million Units of Nintendo Switch Sold; Great Result of Pokemon
Adrian Werner, 30 January 2020, 11:44
Nintendo has reasons to be satisfied. Sales of the Switch console have already exceeded 52 million copies. In addition, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are doing great on the market.
Poor Results of Microsoft's Games Department
Adrian Werner, 30 January 2020, 10:30
Microsoft has shared its financial results for the past quarter. In general, the company recorded increases, but the gaming department has seen significant decreases.
Intel With Record Revenue and Solid Profit in Q4 2019
Conrad Hazi, 24 January 2020, 15:37
Despite the perturbations throughout the year and strong pressure from the competition, 2019 was a real success for Intel. This is reflected in both the financial results for the fourth quarter and the net income generated throughout the year.
Epic Games Store Extends Game Giveaway Until End of 2020
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 January 2020, 21:50
Epic Games has boasted the results of its digital distribution platform. Epic Games Store has had a successful year thanks to, e.g. exclusive titles and games for free. The latter action will continue this year.
Last Year was the Best Year Ever for Pokemon GO
Adrian Werner, 10 January 2020, 11:13
Last year, Pokemon GO made nearly $900 million. Thus, the record result from 2016, when the game had its spectacular launch, was broken.
Fortnite Earned $1.8 Billion in 2019
Adrian Werner, 03 January 2020, 10:36
SuperData summarized the results of the digital game market for 2019. The best earning free-to-play production was Fortnite, which generated $1.8 billion in revenue. League of Legends has brought $1.5 billion.
Star Citizen - Financial Year 2018 With Record Revenue
Adrian Werner, 22 December 2019, 15:17
Cloud Imperium Games published a report that reveals that the 2018 financial year was a record year for Star Citizen. The game earned $48.9 million in revenue. An increase was recorded in all categories, including crowdfunding contributions from players. The game also received the Alpha 3.8.0 update.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order With Great Digital Sales
Konrad Serafinski, 21 December 2019, 20:47
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has scored the best console launch in history of the Star Wars franchise for digital sales, achieving more than double the result of Star Wars: Battlefront II. Red Dead Redemption 2 turned out to be a disappointment before its release on Steam. Such information is given in the report for November 2019 by the SuperData analytics company.
Call of Duty and The Outer Worlds Dominate US Sales - NPD report
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2019, 21:07
The NPD analytical group published a report on the American gaming market in October. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds had an outstanding launch, and the shooter from Activision is already the best-selling production of 2019.
Call of Duty: Mobile Still Beats Popularity Records
Paul Wozniak, 11 November 2019, 22:28
The first month after the launch of Call of Duty: Mobile was a great success. The title was downloaded 148 million times. Thus, the game easily outperformed the results of such mobile shooters as Fortnite or PUBG.
Activision Blizzard and Take 2 Report - Digital Distribution Dominates
Paul Wozniak, 08 November 2019, 23:15
The financial results for the previous quarter of Take-Two Interactive and Activision Blizzard clearly show that digital distribution and microtransactions prevail nowadays. Both companies enjoyed good earnings during this period.
GTA 5 and RDR2 Still in Shape; Millions More Copies Sold
Jacob Blazewicz, 08 November 2019, 21:49
Take-Two Interactive disclosed its financial results for the period from July to September 2019. The publisher has had a very successful quarter, thanks to the outstanding sales of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2.
Fortnite Loses Steam; Revenues From Microtransactions in Decline
Jacob Blazewicz, 07 November 2019, 12:21
SuperData has published a report on in-game spending for this year. Fortnite remains among the best earners, but the champion (and several other titles) is doing worse than in previous years.
iPhone Sales Dropping, but Apple has Reasons to be Satisfied
Konrad Serafinski, 31 October 2019, 14:43
Apple boasted its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019. The company recorded a record-breaking revenue despite the fact that iPhone sales continue to drop. Services and iPads are on the rise.
Star Wars: The Old Republic With Almost Billion Dollars in Revenue
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 October 2019, 12:22
Electronic Arts has boasted the revenues of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The MMORPG set in the world of Star Wars has already earned almost a billion dollars.
CoD: Modern Warfare Becomes Best-selling Game of 2019
Adrian Werner, 30 October 2019, 21:02
Activision has reasons to be satisfied. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare did better than several previous installments and has already become the biggest bestseller of the year in the premium category.
PS4 Becomes Second Best-selling Console Ever; Sony is Disappointed
Bebop, 30 October 2019, 14:25
Sony revealed a financial report, according to which PS4 became the second best-selling home console in history. PS2 is still in the first place. The Japanese company expected better results.
GreedFall and A Plague Tale Innocence With Very Good Results
Adrian Werner, 25 October 2019, 12:30
Focus Home Interactive boasted of its good financial results. Success was achieved mainly thanks to the successful launches of A Plague Tale: Innocence and GreedFall.
The Division 2 and Breakpoint Flop; Ubisoft Delays New Games
Paul Wozniak, 25 October 2019, 00:19
At a closed press conference, Ubisoft informed about the delay of the upcoming AAA titles, including Watch Dogs Legion. The reasons for this are the unsatisfactory sales results of Tom Clancy's The Division 2 and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint and the reduction of financial targets for this year.
Xbox One Consoles are Earning Less and Less Money for Microsoft
Adrian Werner, 24 October 2019, 12:35
Microsoft's financial report contained information about a significant drop in revenues from the gaming division. The decreasing interest in the company's hardware is responsible for this, but games and services are doing well.
Tinder Earns More Than YouTube and Netflix
Laty, 11 October 2019, 20:22
Tinder, a dating app that enables you to meet new people without leaving your home, has been promoted to the name of the most profitable application on iOS and Android. Giants like Netflix and YouTube were left behind.
PUBG Mobile - the Most Profitable Mobile Game of Q3 2019
Paul Wozniak, 11 October 2019, 20:16
SensorTower published information on mobile game revenues in the third quarter of this year. The game market for mobile devices has grown compared to the previous year, and the players are increasingly willing to spend money on improvements or cosmetic items.
Global Revenues From Digital Distribution; Pokemon GO With The Best Month Since Launch
Michael Kulakowski, 22 September 2019, 22:22
The latest report of SuperData group brings information on global revenues generated by digital distribution in August, this year on all hardware platforms. The most successful mobile game was Pokemon GO, which had the most profitable month since its launch in 2016.
Minecraft is Second Biggest Hit of August in the USA
Adrian Werner, 14 September 2019, 21:55
According to the NPD group's ranking, in August the US market was conquered by Madden NFL 20 and Minecraft. The strategy game Age of Wonders: Planetfall also made a very successful debut. On the other hand, Nintendo Switch was the best among consoles.
No More Robots CEO: Indie Games on PC get Cheaper and Sales are Falling
Christian Pieniazek, 10 September 2019, 23:19
Independent titles are selling worse and worse on PC and are getting cheaper, which makes them earn less and less. This is what Mike Rose, No More Robots' CEO, said in his analysis. He sees a chance for improvement in this situation in the „right” pricing of games, among other things.
The Witcher 3 Sales Better Than Last Year
Adrian Werner, 30 August 2019, 12:14
CD Projekt is proud to have sold more copies of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in the first six months of this year than in the first half of 2018.
Roblox Revenues Rising; New Features on the Way
Christian Pieniazek, 13 August 2019, 21:04
The devs of Roblox announced the introduction of a number of novelties to their game to improve the work of home-grown designers. We're talking about improved lighting, new terraing textures and moving Roblox Studio app to the cloud.
Activision Blizzard Plans New IPs and Remasters
Jacob Blazewicz, 09 August 2019, 21:40
Activision Blizzard has published its financial statements for the second quarter of 2019. The company also took the opportunity to reveal that it is working not only on the return of the next iconic series, but also on completely new projects.
Microtransactions in Black Ops 4 More Profitable Than in CoD: WWII
Bart Swiatek, 09 August 2019, 15:05
The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 microtransaction system generates noticeably higher revenues than the one featured in CoD: WWII. The latest installment of the series is also more popular and attracts players for much longer.
Great Results of Take-Two Interactive
Adrian Werner, 06 August 2019, 19:21
The financial report of Take-Two Interactive for the previous quarter has been published. The publisher achieved impressive revenues, which is mainly due to microtransactions in Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online.
Games as Services and Digital Sales are the Source of EA's Success
Adrian Werner, 31 July 2019, 16:25
Electronic Arts is increasingly relying on digital sources of revenue. In the last quarter, the share of box sales amounted to less than 14%. We also found out how many gamers play Apex Legends every week.
The Sims 4 Add-ons are Gaining Popularity
Bart Swiatek, 31 July 2019, 15:57
In the last quarter the player base of The Sims 4 has increased by 7 million people. Expansions for the aforementioned game were also downloaded much more frequently. The latest expansion, Island Living, is one of the most popular DLCs since the release of the game.
Almost Half of Nintendo Switch Owners Bought Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Adrian Werner, 30 July 2019, 17:18
Nintendo has released its financial statements for the past quarter. We also got to know the biggest bestsellers on Nintendo Switch. At the top of this list was Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
100 Million Copies of PS4 Sold; Sony Breaks a Record
Konrad Serafinski, 30 July 2019, 14:36
Sony has presented its latest financial report. The company has sold a total of 100 million PlayStation 4 units, making the PS4 the fastest console ever to reach this goal.
Facebook in Q2 2019 - Penalties, Scandals and Money Keep Piling up
Bart Swiatek, 25 July 2019, 16:34
It seems that image problems and scandals do not particularly harm Facebook. The company presented a report on its financial results in the second quarter of 2019. The company generated nearly $16.9 billion in revenues - 28% more than a year ago. This is one of the best results in recent years.
Growth of Digital Games Distribution; Great Form of Rainbow Six Siege
Christian Pieniazek, 24 July 2019, 00:51
The latest report of the SuperData group brings interesting info on digital distribution condition. It shows that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is still doing great despite being almost four years old and Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled had a great start.
Xbox Sales in Decline - Microsoft's Financial Report
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 July 2019, 21:20
The Xbox One console is selling worse and worse. This is what Microsoft's latest financial report says. Nevertheless, the company cannot complain about profits earned in the previous fiscal year.
Netflix Loses Customers in the US; Expansion Slows Down
Bart Swiatek, 18 July 2019, 16:08
In the past quarter Netflix lost 130,000 subscribers in the USA. The number of customers in other markets is also lower than expected - instead of the forecasted 4.7 million, only 2.8 million people were attracted to the platform.
Ubisoft Earns More on PC Than on PS4
Adrian Werner, 18 July 2019, 11:39
Ubisoft has published a report with its financial results. In the last quarter, PC games had the largest share in the publisher's revenues. In addition, The Division 2 is the biggest bestseller of the year.
Harry Potter Wizards Unite Debut Good but Not as Good as Pokemon GO
Adrian Werner, 23 June 2019, 00:04
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite's debut was a great success, but the results of the game are very different from those achieved by Pokemon GO, the previous production from studio Niantic.
In 2019, Gaming Market May be Worth Much More Than in 2018
Conrad Hazi, 20 June 2019, 16:49
According to a report prepared by Newzoo, the global gaming market will generate $152.1 billion in revenue in 2019, which will translate into an increase of 9.6% compared to 2018. The largest piece of this „cake” still remains the mobile gaming sector.