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Square Enix Revolutionizes Its Approach to Games. Japanese Are Done With 'Quantity,' Now Aiming for 'Quality' and 'Multiplatform'

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 14 May 2024, 01:17

Square Enix revealed a new publishing strategy for the coming years. The Japanese company wants to release its big-budget games on multiple platforms.

Tibia Keeps Going Strong; Company Expands Team and Rewards Devs with Generous Bonuses

Martin Bukowski, 11 May 2024, 04:41

Although cuts and layoffs are common in the game industry, things are quite different for CipSoft. The studio is making high profits and constantly hiring new employees.

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League Release Deemed a 'Disappointment.' Rocksteady Studios' Game Contributes to Worse Results for Warner Bros. Discovery

Kamil Kleszyk, 10 May 2024, 02:23

Warner Bros. Discovery finally admitted that the release of Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League was a „disappointment” for the company.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 Sells Like Hot Cakes. Open-World Action RPG From Capcom Is Big Hit

Martin Bukowski, 02 April 2024, 04:34

Dragon's Dogma 2 took less than two weeks to hit 2.5 million copies sold. The controversy didn't stop it from being a success.

The Witcher 4 Full Production Set to Begin in Coming Months. CD Projekt Reports Second Best Year Ever

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 29 March 2024, 02:21

CD Projekt Group published its financial report for 2023. It also reported how many people are currently developing the company's upcoming projects, including The Witcher 4, and what stages of production each game is at.

Palworld's Success Overwhelms Devs with Profits. Figure Is 'Too Big for a Studio With Our Size to Handle,' According to Pocketpair’s CEO

Maciej Gaffke, 18 March 2024, 01:13

Palworld was a hit beyond measure for the small Pocketpair team. The game was so successful that the CEO of the studio, Takuro Mizobe, admitted that the profits were too big for a company of this size. The developers also announced the first boss raid.

Sony Lost $10 Billion in Stock Value

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 February 2024, 00:15

Sony has lost $10 billion in shareholder value after a new financial report. According to analysts, this isn't the result of lower sales of the PS5 consoles than the company expected.

PayDay 3 Sold Badly, But Enough to Make Some Money. The Game Will Get Mode That Fans Were Waiting For

Kamil Kleszyk, 19 February 2024, 04:20

A financial report released by the Starbreeze studio shows that the developers of the PayDay series have finally started to record profits after several tough years. The developers also presented a plan to improve the quality of their flagship game.

FromSoftware Has Full Rights to Elden Ring Trademark. Publisher of Hit Soulslike Bets on Quality

Kamil Kleszyk, 19 February 2024, 03:20

Turns out that Bandai Namco Entertainment has lost all rights to the 'Elden Ring' trademark to FromSoftware studio. The publisher announced changes in company policy after the corporation experienced substantial revenue declines.

Hasbro Made $90 Million on Baldur's Gate 3. Deal With Larian Hit Bull's Eye

Kamil Kleszyk, 15 February 2024, 04:32

We found out how much the owner of the rights to the Dungeons & Dragons brand - Hasbro - made from the success of Baldur's Gate 3.

Nintendo Doing Well. Impressive Sales of Super Mario Bros. Wonder and New Zelda

Marcin Przala, 07 February 2024, 04:14

Nintendo has released its financial statement for the third quarter of fiscal year 2024. The giant from Kyoto is doing extremely well, as evidenced by the frenzied sales of games from the Japanese camp.

EA's Financial Reports Released: Game-services Dominate Business, New Battlefield Not Before 2025

Martin Bukowski, 31 January 2024, 06:12

Electronic Arts has released its financial report for the last quarter of 2023. Revenues were up and games-services dominated.

4 Million Bucks a Day. That's How Much Microtransaction-heavy Monopoly GO! Makes

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 January 2024, 06:35

Monopoly GO! was a huge success in December, earning more than the most popular mobile hits that month.

Cyberpunk 2077 Among Top Earning Steam Games of 2023

Adrian Werner, 28 December 2023, 04:37

Valve has released a list of the highest-grossing games on Steam this year. Among the top earners was Cyberpunk 2077.

Best Indie Game of 2023 Generates a Lot of Interest; Sea of Stars Played by 4 Million People

Adrian Werner, 19 December 2023, 05:33

Sea of Stars, the RPG game by studio Sabotage, has reached an impressive level of popularity. In addition, the developers removed one NPC from the game due to controversy in real world.

Ghostrunner 2 Swiftly Broke Even, Despite Low Activity on Steam

Maciej Gaffke, 27 November 2023, 16:47

Ghostrunner 2 is not played much, but it is frequently purchased. One More Level, the studio responsible for the game has reported financial results from sales of the base game.

How Much Money is Minecraft Making? Dev Reveals Revenue and Number of Active Players

Wojciech Bilicki, 27 November 2023, 05:23

One of the developers working on Minecraft reported on his social media profile about the game's earnings and the number of active players.

First Sales Results of The Invincible; Long Way to Break Even

Adrian Werner, 15 November 2023, 02:55

We learned how much revenue The Invincible generated, enabling us to estimate the game's sales to date.

Unity is Preparing for Worse Times; Big Savings and Layoffs Planned

Kamil Kleszyk, 10 November 2023, 07:57

It is possible that Unity will soon announce numerous layoffs as part of large-scale cost-saving measures. The company is bracing for worse times despite good financial results.

Warner Bros. Games Will Increase Monetization; Mortal Kombat 1 With Good Sales

Marcin Przala, 09 November 2023, 03:47

Games from under the banner of the Warner Bros. corporation are to place greater emphasis on „multi-level” forms of monetization in the coming years. Among other things, such information has reached us from a meeting of representatives of the American giant with investors.

Nintendo Makes Billions, Bandai Namco and Square Enix „Just” Millions [Update: Super Mario Bros. Wonder Results]

Adrian Werner, 08 November 2023, 01:38

We have learned the financial results of several major Japanese game companies. Among them, Nintendo is the top performer among them.

Epic Games Store Still Not Profitable; Company Confirms in Court

Maciej Gaffke, 07 November 2023, 04:13

Epic Games Store continues to drain its owner's wallet. Yesterday's hearing confirmed that the digital platform is still not providing profits to Fortnite's developers.

Loss of FIFA Brand Didn't Hurt Electronic Arts

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 02 November 2023, 14:29

The latest financial report released by Electronic Arts shows that the company is doing very well. One source of high revenue is EA Sports FC 24, even though the game does not have „FIFA” in its title.

Ubisoft Updates Publishing Schedule; Mysterious Big ame Delayed

Hubert Sledziewski, 27 October 2023, 02:24

Ubisoft is still in the red, but thanks to belt-tightening and good sales of Assassin's Creed: Mirage and The Crew Motorfest, it is slowly climbing out of the hole. This process could have gone faster if a certain „big game” had not suffered a delay. It could be about Star Wars: Outlaws.

Resident Evil 4 Publisher Reports Profits 50% Higher Than Last Year

Michal Ciezadlik, 26 October 2023, 04:13

Capcom's latest financial report shows that the Japanese developer and publisher is doing really well. The company earned 50% more than last year.

Paradox on Disappointing Results of New Tactical RPG From Shadowrun and BattleTech Devs [Update: Sad News]

Adrian Werner, 11 October 2023, 23:20

Paradox has admitted that Harebrained Schemes' RPG The Lamplighters League has sold below expectations.

CI Games Financial Report for First Half of 2023

Marcin Przala, 02 October 2023, 14:52

CI Games' financial report for the first six months of 2023 provided some interesting information about the Polish company's video game projects.

People Can Fly Still Without Royalties for Outriders 2.5 Years After Release

Hubert Sledziewski, 27 September 2023, 16:00

It will soon be 2.5 years since the release of the shooter Outriders. Its developers, Polish studio People Can Fly, still have not received royalties from sales of the game from Square Enix.

Bethesda Hoped to Make a Fortune on Starfield, Though Not as Much as on The Elder Scrolls

Adam Celarek, 25 September 2023, 23:00

The recent leak of Microsoft documents continues to provide interesting information. We've been given a glimpse of the financial projections associated with Bethesda games such as Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI.

The Witcher 4 Worked on by 250 Devs; Phantom Liberty With Good Preorders

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 August 2023, 12:05

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty is already making money for CD Projekt, which is also sending more and more employees to work on the new The Witcher.

Big Delay for Highly Anticipated MMO; NCsoft in Trouble

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2023, 10:30

NCsoft has decided to delay the MMO Throne and Liberty. This is needed because the developers need to have time to make changes after the poorly received beta. This delay is bad news for the publisher, whose financial results are not stunning.

Have GTA 5 and RDR 2 Finally Stopped Selling? Nuh-uh

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2023, 14:59

Thanks to Take-Two Interactive's financial report, we learned that GTA 5 and RDR 2 continue to sell like hotcakes.

Worse Xbox Sales Don't Bother Microsoft; Company Reports Gains

Kamil Kleszyk, 26 July 2023, 14:33

Microsoft has released its latest financial results. As it turns out, sales of Xbox consoles were lower than a year ago. However, the company can still consider the period successful.

Ubisoft Drops, but Promises Strong Few Months in the Future

Marcin Przala, 21 July 2023, 17:24

Ubisoft has shared its financial results for the first quarter of 2023. The French company recorded a drop in revenue compared to last year, but the loss is more than made up for by the studio's upcoming hits.

Blizzard Boasts Diablo 4's Popularity; Activision Goes Wild on Numbers

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 July 2023, 11:53

In June, Diablo 4 attracted 10 million players for more than 700 million hours, significantly contributing to Blizzard Entertainment's record-breakingly successful quarter.

Dying Light 2 Devs Best CD Projekt in Terms of Earnings

Kamil Kleszyk, 14 July 2023, 15:14

Techland's fantastic streak seems to have no end. As befits a leader in the Polish gaming industry, the studio known for Dying Light ended last year with spectacular results.

Nintendo Shows How Big a Rival It is to Sony and Microsoft

Hubert Sledziewski, 10 July 2023, 17:24

Despite a slight drop in revenue, Nintendo is still on the rising wave. Here's a look at which „big N” games have sold best in recent months, and how the Kyoto-based giant compares to Sony and Microsoft.

Sony Revealed at How Much it Values Call of Duty

Kamil Kleszyk, 29 June 2023, 16:24

Confidential Sony documents have seen the light of day, from which we learn, among other things, how much the Call of Duty franchise is worth to the corporation. Now it's no suprize why the Japanese do not want to allow the merger between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard.

Games For 'Hardcore Gamers' Form Increasingly Small Part of the Market

Adam Celarek, 20 June 2023, 16:37

A report revealing the shape of the US gaming market can lead to surprising conclusions. In particular, the progressive disparity among the major branches of the industry seems particularly interesting.

GTA 5's 180 Million Copy Sales Sound Crazy, Yet Take-Two's Losses are Huge

Adam Celarek, 18 May 2023, 15:53

Take-Two's financial report may cause concern among investors. Despite impressive sales figures - 180 million copies of GTA 5 speak for themselves - the company has recorded a sizable loss in recent months.

Ubisoft Had a Rough Year; Big Losses and Hundreds Laid Off

Hubert Sledziewski, 17 May 2023, 11:32

Ubisoft's dismal financial situation has caused more than 700 people to lose their jobs. However, the French company sees a chance to get even in the near future. Titles such as Assassin's Creed: Mirage are expected to help.

Remakes Pay Off; Capcom Reports Record-breaking Year

Jan Kopacz, 11 May 2023, 15:07

Capcom has achieved a new record in the number of games sold. The company's success was driven mainly by new games in the Monster Hunter and Resident Evil series.

EA Sees its Future in 'Games as a Platform'; What About Single Player?

Adam Celarek, 10 May 2023, 16:33

The CEO of Electronic Arts revealed information about the future of the company. The main direction of development is to be long-lived games as platforms.

FIFA 23 Slayed FIFA 22; Here's What EA Sports FC Will Offer

Adrian Werner, 10 May 2023, 16:14

Electronic Arts bragged about the excellent performance of FIFA 23, and we also learned a little new about EA Sports FC.

Activision Makes More Money on PC Than Consoles, but Diablo 4 Could Change This

Kamil Kleszyk, 09 May 2023, 12:33

Consoles are no longer a priority market for Activision Blizzard. For a good few months now, the company has been making more money on PC.

Hogwarts Legacy Achieved Tremendous Sales Results

Marcin Przala, 07 May 2023, 21:25

Warner Bros.'s latest financial figures leave no doubt, Hogwarts Legacy is a commercial hit, having become the most profitable game in the publisher's portfolio in less than two months.

Hogwarts Legacy Dominates Game Rankings; Q1 2023 Results

Jakub Tarchala, 04 May 2023, 14:14

Hogwarts Legacy is selling like hotcakes - it is the most profitable game of 2023 in the UK and the US. However, other figures are equally interesting.

Sony Wants More PC Ports, Good Chances are They Earn Heaps of Money

Kamil Kleszyk, 01 May 2023, 21:35

Despite the poor reception of The Last of Us: Part I on PC, Sony has no plans to stop releasing its games on PC.

Activision Blizzard's Impressive Results Sooth UK Fiasco

Adrian Werner, 27 April 2023, 14:06

The merger between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard has been blocked, but the latter company can be pleased with its financial results.

Hogwarts Legacy and PS5 Saved European Gaming Market

Adrian Werner, 19 April 2023, 13:15

In the first quarter of this year, Hogwarts Legacy saved the European game market from huge declines. The PlayStation 5, on the other hand, was the only console whose sales increased in the past months.