EA mobile revenues hit $150 million as FIFA Mobile scores 95 million unique users

NBA Live and Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes also continuing to draw in players

EA mobile revenues hit $150 million as FIFA Mobile scores 95 million unique users

EA has released its financials for its Q1 FY18 for the three months ending June 30th 2017.

It posted revenues of $1.45 billion million for the quarter, up 14% year-on-year. Profits for the quarter came to $743 million.

Breaking this down further, EA's mobile games generated $150 million for the quarter, up 6% year-on-year. For the trailing 12 month period, mobile games have generated $637 million, up 8% year-on-year.

The beautiful game

Driving the mobile growth in Q1 was FIFA Mobile, which was said to have had its best month ever in June 2017. The game now has over 95 million unique players.

Other games driving growth included Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes and NBA Mobile. The latter has now surpassed 75 million unique players.

EA did not outline its future plans for mobile, but did note that live services across all platforms are becoming one of its biggest areas of revenue.

In terms of actual releases, the company currently has The Sims Mobile in soft launch, though a date for the game's full release has yet to be announced.


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