Pokémon GO Breaks Another Revenue Record
Adrian Werner, yesterday, 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.
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.
Nintendo Earned One Billion Dollars in Revenue From Mobile Games
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 January 2020, 23:16
Sensor Tower, the analytical group, revealed the financial results of Nintendo's mobile games. Titles like Fire Emblem Heroes or Mario Kart Tour have brought the company one billion dollars in revenue.
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.