Square Enix Confirms Poor Launch of Marvel's Avengers
Adrian Werner, 26 November 2020, 12:57
Square Enix finally admitted that Marvel's Avengers sold below expectations. The game still hasn't earned enough to break even. However, the publisher does not intend to abandon the project.
Square Enix's Half-year Results Reveal Marvel's Avengers Flopped Hard
Frozen, 07 November 2020, 19:19
Square Enix's recent financial results leave no illusions. Marvel's Avengers has brought enormous losses to the Japanese company.
Pokemon GO Earns Better Than Ever
Adrian Werner, 04 November 2020, 12:12
The first ten months of this year were enough for Pokemon GO to set a new revenue record. Since its launch, the game has already earned over $4 billion.
Overwatch Remains Strong; Hearthstone Gains Popularity
Adrian Werner, 01 November 2020, 17:16
Activision Blizzard's report states that 10 million people still play Overwatch every month. Moreover, the popularity of the card game Hearthstone is growing.
Facebook Loses Users in the U.S., but Still Earns a Ton
Eklerek, 30 October 2020, 15:50
Facebook published a report for the third quarter of 2020. Despite many controversies surrounding the website, advertising revenue rose by 22% compared to the previous year and the number of active users (daily active users) increased by 12%.
New Chara in Genshin Impact Earned the Devs a Lot of Money
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 October 2020, 18:18
Genshin Impact is going on strong. The recent debut of the new heroine encouraged players to spend a lot of money, making MiHoYo's title the best-selling iOS game in eight countries.
Genshin Impact Still Dominates on Smartphones
Musiol, 11 October 2020, 21:14
Genshin Impact remains at the top of the best-earning games within two weeks of its release. The $100 million barrier has been broken.
Fall Guys is the Biggest Digital PC Debut Since Overwatch
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 September 2020, 21:49
SuperData analytics group summarized the global digital distribution in August. The industry has had a very successful month, but the biggest winner was the debuting Fall Guys, which outclassed all competition on PC.
PUBG Mobile Earned 5x More Than Fortnite
Adrian Werner, 15 September 2020, 11:07
PUBG Mobile makes money like crazy, leaving other battle royal games far behind. This year's revenues have already exceeded 1.8 billion dollars, 500 million of which were in the last two months.
Cyberpunk 2077 Without Delays; CD Project RED's Game Sales on the Rise
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 September 2020, 21:12
CD Projekt boasted outstanding financial results for the first half of 2020. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt still sells superbly, but other games also did not bring shame to the Polish publisher. It was also assured that we will receive another report after the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, which, this time, will be released as planned.
Worst Smartphone Sales Since 2013
mikos, 26 August 2020, 16:19
Smartphone sales results from the first half of 2020 show biggest drops in history.
Gaming is no Longer Nvidia's Main Source of Income
Dameredet, 20 August 2020, 20:48
Nvidia has published a financial report which shows that gaming is no longer its most profitable business. It was thrown off the pedestal by data centers.
Epic Games has Doubled its Value Over the Last Two Years
Karol Laska , 06 August 2020, 20:56
Epic Games, the devs of Fortnite and creators of Unreal Engine, has already reached a value of $17 billion, which is a significant increase compared to last years.
Nintendo's Rakes in Huge Profits; Switch Sales Exceeded 60 Million
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 August 2020, 13:29
Nintendo has published its financial report for the period from April 1 to June 30. The sales of the Nintendo Switch console exceeded 60 million units, and Animal Crossing: New Horizon has reached over 20 million buyers. Thanks to this and excellent digital sales, the company recorded more than fivefold increase in operating profit.
CoD Warzone is Activision Blizzard's Golden Egg-laying Goose
Adrian Werner, 05 August 2020, 14:42
Activision has published a new financial statement. The publisher can boast of large increases in revenues and profits, mainly due to the popularity of Call of Duty: Warzone.
Sony's Report Suggests PS4 is Slowly Leaving the Stage
Paul Wozniak, 04 August 2020, 20:07
Thanks to Sony's financial report, we have learned about sales of PlayStation 4 in the first quarter of this fiscal year. In this case we are observing a downward trend, but the company can be satisfied with the results in other segments.
From RDR2 to The Outer Worlds; Take-Two's Record Quarter
Dameredet, 04 August 2020, 15:27
Take-Two Interactive released its financial report for Q1 2021 and boasted really good results. The list of winners includes RDR 2, GTA V and NBA 2K20.
EA Doesn't Release New Hits, And Still Makes Money Like Crazy
Adrian Werner, 31 July 2020, 13:18
Despite the lack of large releases, the past quarter was a record one in financial terms for Electronic Arts. This success is due to increased interest in FIFA 20, Madden NFL 20 and Apex Legends.
Steam in the Shadow of Roblox as User Numbers Soar
Adrian Werner, 29 July 2020, 11:44
The developers of Roblox boasted that the number of monthly users exceeded 150 million. Record-high increases also occur in the case of money paid to players for creating new content.
Batman Arkham City Sold Over 12.5 Million Copies
Adrian Werner, 26 July 2020, 20:50
Thanks to a CV of a former marketing specialist at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, we learned that Batman: Arkham City sales exceeded 12.5 million copies.
Assassin's Creed Grows in Strength; Ubisoft With Record Quarter
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 July 2020, 13:50
Ubisoft has published its financial report for the period from April to June. The past three months turned out to be record-breaking for the publisher, thanks to the excellent results of the Assassin's Creed and Just Dance series. The company has also detailed the planned changes related to recent accusations of harassment and discrimination in the company.
Pandemic Helps Video Game Industry; Record Results in the US
Karol Laska , 18 July 2020, 18:08
2020 promises to be the most profitable year for the video game industry in the last decade. The reason for this may be the home isolation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
80% of Capcom's Game Sales are Digital
Adrian Werner, 10 July 2020, 14:20
Already 80% of games with Capcom's logo are purchased digitally. The publisher wants to improve this result, but does not intend to abandon boxes yet.
Sony Invested Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Epic Games
Adrian Werner, 10 July 2020, 11:51
Sony bought a minority stake in Epic Games for a quarter of a billion dollars. This is to help strengthen the cooperation between the two companies, but no exclusive agreements were mentioned.
Pandemic Drives the Market; PC Master Race Grows in Strength
Bart Swiatek, 09 July 2020, 17:55
According to Jon Peddie Research analysts, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has led to a large increase in interest in computer hardware. Sales of all kinds of components are growing dynamically, as is the number of PC players. By the end of the year, the PC components market may be worth nearly $40 billion.
Pokémon GO Breaks Another Revenue Record
Adrian Werner, 07 July 2020, 11:34
The universal frenzy about Pokemon GO is a thing of the past, but the game is earning more and more. The game's revenue has already exceeded 3.6 billion dollars, and the first half of 2020 was record-breaking.
Xbox Among Top 100 Brands in the World; No Sony and PlayStation
Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2020, 13:02
Xbox was ranked 65th in the BrandZ Global Top 100 ranking, presenting one hundred most valuable brands in the world. Interestingly, the ranking does not include the competing PlayStation.
Microtransactions Dominate; Game Sales Revenue Becomes Secondary
Adrian Werner, 26 June 2020, 13:30
According to Newzoo analysts, this year as much as 74% of the industry's revenue will come from microransactions. The sales of premium games will provide only 21%.
Minecraft Dungeons Becomes May's Biggest Debut
Adrian Werner, 23 June 2020, 11:22
Minecraft Dungeons proved to be the best digital debut of May. In addition, Epic Games Store's giveaways of GTA 5 and Civilization 6 were great successes, with both games recording not only a large increase in user numbers but also in revenue.
PUBG Mobile Keeps Making a Lot of Money
Milosz Szubert, 10 June 2020, 20:50
Sensor Tower analytics group published a list of top earning mobile games in May. The list was headed by PUBG Mobile, which earned $266 million last month. Additionally, Pokemon GO did quite well after a recent weaker period.
50 Million Witchers on the Market; CD Project Boasts Sales Results
Christian Pieniazek, 28 May 2020, 21:35
CD Projekt Group has published the latest sales results of The Witcher series. Moreover, we were informed that the first quarter of 2020 was a record one for the company in terms of revenues.
Record April For Digital Distribution and GTA Online
Adrian Werner, 24 May 2020, 17:13
Last month turned out to be a record month for microtransactions in Grand Theft Auto Online and for the entire digital market. We also learned the sales results of such games as Final Fantasy VII Remake, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered or Resident Evil 3 in electronic distribution.
GTA 5 Remains a Gold Mine; Take-Two Interactive Plans New Games
Adrian Werner, 21 May 2020, 13:08
Take-Two Interactive boasted the impressive sales results of Grand Theft Auto 5, Red Dead Redemption 2, Borderlands 3 and Mafia 3. It was also revealed that the publisher is planning 93 new games.
Frontier Shows That Tycoons Aren't Dead Yet
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 May 2020, 10:54
Frontier Developments has published the 2020 fiscal year summary report. The company boasted excellent sales of Planet Zoo and Jurassic Park: Evolution and excellent financial results.
Founders of Rockstar Games Among the Richest People in UK
Bebop, 19 May 2020, 19:10
The owners of Rockstar Games have again found themselves among the richest people in the UK. Making the GTA V available for free can still affect their total assets, as microtransactions from online mode are still in constant demand.
Rainbow Six Siege With 60 Million Players; The Division 2 Makes Up for Losses
Adrian Werner, 15 May 2020, 11:35
Ubisoft's new financial report showed how good of an idea it is to support games for many years. The company boasts record results for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege. Despite a poor start, The Division 2 is currently doing very well, and Assassin's Creed: Odyssey earns much better than AC Origins.
Sony - PS5 Launch on Schedule; PS4 Sales Report
Paul Wozniak, 13 May 2020, 13:14
Sony has published a financial report for the last fiscal year, in which, among other things, the company assured that the launch of PlayStation 5 console is not threatened. We also found out that the game created for the new platform avoided major problems due to the coronavirus pandemic and learned the new sales results of PS4.
Gaming Industry With Significant Growth in 2020
Michael Kulakowski, 12 May 2020, 19:31
According to forecasts for 2020, the pandemic will not prevent large increases in value of the video game industry, which is to generate revenues of nearly $160 billion in that period. The mobile market is expected to grow the most this year, which will largely contribute to the global number of active players exceeding 2.7 billion.
Resident Evil 3 Delivers; Capcom Boasts of Game Sales
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 May 2020, 18:01
Capcom has reported the sales of its games. Monster Hunter: World remains the company's biggest hit, but Resident Evil 3 did not do badly either.
Great Quarter for EA and Activision - Cash Flowed in Streams
Adrian Werner, 06 May 2020, 12:52
Financial reports of Activision and Electronic Arts have been published. Both made excellent profits, mainly from digital distribution, which accounts for the vast majority of revenues of both publishers.
Google's Ads Earned Billions in Last 3 Months
Smoczy, 29 April 2020, 15:27
In the first quarter of 2020, the Alphabet group, which includes Google, recorded an increase in YouTube revenue. The difference is over 30% compared to last year.
Intel: New Tiger Lake CPU in Mid-year
Sodar, 24 April 2020, 16:21
Intel remains financially successful despite the crisis. Revenues increased by 23% compared to the same period last year.
Call of Duty Beaten - New Digital Sales Record for Consoles
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 April 2020, 12:32
The SuperData analytics group published a report on global digital distribution in March. Last month turned out to be exceptionally good for the market, with great results of Doom Eternal, Half-Life: Alyx and Animal Crossing. The latter production broke the first month's digital sales record for console titles, set by Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII.
Netflix is Worth More Than Disney, Here's Why
Adrian Werner, 22 April 2020, 17:44
Netflix's stock market valuation outstrips that of Disney. The reason for this is the exceptionally successful first quarter of the year for the streaming giant.
2019 Was the Best Year in Paradox Interactive's History
Adrian Werner, 18 April 2020, 22:36
Paradox Interactive has published its financial results for the previous year. The publisher achieved the best result in the its history. Interestingly, most of the revenue was generated by older games and their expansions, such as Hearts of Iron IV.
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.