Here’s a sign of the times: Activision made more money last quarter on phone games than on all console and PC games, confirmed in newly released financials.
As seen TweakTown, Activision’s quarterly report was released last week, shedding light on how its biggest games across PC, console and mobile are faring financially. And according to the games Immortal Diablo, Call of Duty Mobileand Candy Crush Sagathe besieged Call of Duty the publisher makes a lot of money from phone games. In fact, more than half of its total revenue for the second quarter of 2022 came from mobile games, not console or PC games.
According to information, approximately 51 percent of Activision’s total revenue in Q2 2022 came from mobile games. This represents a total of $831 million in revenue from mobile games. Meanwhile, its console games earned about $376 million, while its PC games earned slightly less at $332 million. Ultimately, it earned $105 million from events and sports.
What you might not expect, especially if you don’t realize how big mobile games have been over the past decade, is that most of the $831 million in revenue from phone games came from King’s titles and not the like. Call of Duty Mobile. In the report, Activision said King liked the name Candy Crush and Farm Heroes It brought in more than $680 million.
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What these numbers reveal is that the future for big publishers like Activision is likely to be one where they invest more resources and money into mobile games and less and less focus on console games. At such a time AAA games are more expensive than ever to develop, it takes years to createand frequent flops, mobile games have become a lifeline for big game companies looking to keep their heads above water.
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For Activision it’s especially important as Call of Duty you keep losing millions of players and low performance. As a result, the company has focused most of its energy on it for years Call of Duty—at one point he even owned every studio he owned is working on the franchise in some capacity — it’s likely that moving forward, it’ll try to branch out into mobile more, not less.
It should also be noted that Activision’s highly successful mobile games are one of the main reasons Microsoft started the acquisition process earlier this year after a major, public bankruptcy after the company was sued years of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Anyway, Call of Duty and Warcraft it’s more like the bonuses Xbox gets where is the top King and his money printing games.
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