Electronic Arts has released another financial report, which shared the success of the released games and plans
What is known
EA pleased investors with a profit increase. Over the past 12 months, the company earned $ 3.883 billion from digital sales alone, which accounted for 78% of total revenue. The company expects that by the end of fiscal 2020, net income will reach $ 5.410 billion.
As for games, Apex Legends started to get upfrom the knees. After a couple of scandals and an unsuccessful first season, Respawn returned the interest of gamers, increasing the audience of the game to 70 million players. In addition, according to analyst Daniel Ahmad, Apex Legends has moved into the category of major EA franchises and will soon look at mobile platforms.
At the same time, the number of FIFA Ultimate Team players grew by 22%, and Madden Ultimate Team became more popular by 19%. In addition, The Sims 4 showed a 40% increase in audience.
Ahmad also said that Star Wars Battlefront1 and 2 in total sold 33 million copies. In addition, the company plans to sell 6-8 million copies of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order until March 31, 2020.
EA plans to release games from new projectsDICE, Bioware, Maxis and Criterion. The company confirmed that Dragon Age 4 is already in development, but will not be released until fiscal year 2022, that is, after April 2022. The next Battlefield will be released between April 2021 and April 2022. The company is also working on a new game in the Star Wars universe.