$22 Million in earnings from Simcity Buildit and FIFA

Just a few days ago, EA released an infographics showing off their 15.5Million downloads from their new released game SimCity Buildit for Android and iOS. My very first question was that it was a freemium game and thus the number of downloads not to mention the number of complaining players about sudden game crash and very expensive in game purchases. So, How much did EA earn from this?

Well, today they have announced that together with its other game FIFA, EA earned a whooping $1.1 Billion in GAAP during the 3 months from its release.  Even with the existence of many SimCity Buildit cheats for Android and iOS, this this hackers did not in anyway affect the earnings of the giant publisher and developer.

Their popular mobile release release of SimCity BuildIt in December, which surpassed 22m downloads made a substantial increase in the developers and publishers revenue, while Madden NFL Mobile and Fifa 15 Ultimate Team together averaged 45 per cent more monthly active players in Q3 compared to previous iterations during the same period last year.

According to the report, there are about 160 million active users in the new game Simcity buildit while its other game Dragon Age: Inquisition has already accrued over 113 million hours of gameplay.

Here is the infographics released from EA’s pages:

The Jungle Book

There is a new movie that kids should watch. It is going to be released by Walt Disney Pictures you can watch it on a 3D, RealD 3D and IMAX 3D.  The movie is scheduled to be out on April 15, 2016. It is a comedy, adventure and ffantacy film. Directed by Jon Favreau and   written by Justin Marks. It is a star studded movie Neel Sethi as Mowgli with the other voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Christopher Walten and Scarlette Johansson.

The story maybe old but the cinematography is new. And there is a new twist in the story that should not be miss to watch.

Just How Many People Log To EA’s Gaming Servers?

EA infographics may 2015While we shared a post earlier about how much EA earns from its games particularly from SimCity Buildit, its new mobile simulation game and FIFA, everybody’s all time favorite, it got me wondering – with that kind of earnings, just how much people and how much internet traffic are they getting everyday from gamers all over the world.  Well, I just found out and it is mind blowing.

I got this picture from EA pages – http://www.ea.com/news/the-playbook-infographic.  Just check out the number. No wonder they are making big money from games :)


COC’s latest Commercial

After watching Taken 3, I was really quiet surprised of Liam Neeson’s appearance in the Clash of Clans latest commercial.  I really love the way talks with his big voice. Really had a laugh at this. Although I wonder how much COC paid for Liam? and does he really play COC? I would love to know his username. LOL.

Anyway, hope you enjoy the youtube video here I shared.

Over 45 Millions Copies of GTA 5 Has been Shipped to Hungry Gamers

gta 5 sells 45 millions copiesGrand Theft Auto V, the acclaimed open-world video game from Rockstar, has now delivered greater than 45 million duplicates worldwide to this day, including 10 million on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The video game is most likely to grow additionally still, as the COMPUTER release is set up for March.

GTA V’s moms and dad publisher, Take-Two Interactive, revealed the brand-new delivery tally on Tuesday as part of the company’s profits report for the quarter ended December 31.

Initially publisheded in September 2013, GTA V is now readily available for a total of 4 systems: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, as well as PlayStation 4. Following 2 delays, the COMPUTER edition of GTA V will certainly release on March 24, 2015.

Another Take-Two game hit a new delivery milestone last quarter. Expert basketball video game NBA 2K15 has actually now shipped 5.5 million units, Take-Two said. Furthermore, the publisher stated the Sid Meier’s People collection has now gotten to 29 million overall systems delivered, while the Borderlands series has reached around 23 million devices to this day.

In terms of Take-Two’s financials, the business saw income as well as revenue rise year-over-year. Earnings leapt to $954 million, ased opposed to $767.7 million in 2013. Meanwhile, Take-Two viewed its earnings increase a little to $211.6 million, compared with $210.7 million in 2012.

The largest contributors to Take-Two’s internet earnings for the quarter were GTA V as well as GTA Online, as well as NBA 2K15, WWE 2K15, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and Sid Meier’s World: Beyond Planet.

Take-Two’s web revenue from electronically delivered material, a significantly vital part of the firm’s company, grew 64 percent year-over-year to $217.2 million. The most significant factors in this area were GTA games, NBA 2K15, the Borderlands franchise business on the whole, as well as World: Beyond Planet.

Another new area of Take-Two’s company, which it calls “recurrent customer investing,” posted year-over-year gains. Sales for things like virtual money and also DLC jumped 64 percent to $217.2 million, led by offerings for the GTA as well as Borderlands collection, in addition to NBA 2K15 and People: Beyond Earth.

In all, recurrent consumer investing comprised 36 percent of internet profits from electronically provided material, standing for a 23 percent year-over-year boost. Ultimately, Take-Two brochure sales amounted to $103.7 million of overall internet earnings, led by GTA video games as well as Borderlands 2.

Looking in advance, Take-Two has a variety of marquee titles in the jobs, including Evolve (February 10), the COMPUTER version of GTA V (March 24), as well as Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (March 24).

“With our world-class imaginative teams, robust development pipeline, sophisticated modern technology, as well as adequate capital resources, Take-Two is wonderfully placed to build on its strong structure and also continue to take advantage of this dynamic amusement market,” Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said in a statement.

Take-Two is presently holding a profits phone call to discuss these results as well as respond to analyst questions. Examine back later for more.

Taking a look at the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Galaxy S6Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is the most recent mobile phone from Samsung. Right here’s everything you need to learn about the S6, S6 Advantage and S6 Active. When is the Samsung Galaxy S6 appearing? We assemble everything there is to know about the Samsung Galaxy S6 ‘Task Zero’ smartphone and its S6 Edge as well as S6 Energetic variations, including UK launch date, cost and also specifications rumours, plus idea images as well as situation information, which recommend the speaker as well as rear cam has been relocated. Additionally view: Samsung Galaxy S6 mini UK launch date, rate as well as specs forecasts

Every significant crown jewel smartphone for 2014 has actually now introduced and also is potential to purchase, consisting of the iPhone 6, Google Nexus 6 and also Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Numerous of you will certainly want when Samsung will launch a follow-up smartphone to the Galaxy S5 as well as you’ve pertained to the ideal location. Also view: Best mobile phones 2014 as well as Better Android phones 2014.

Samsung, like various other hardware suppliers has gotten involved in a rhythm of launching a new crown jewel mobile phone once annually. Just as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and also apple iphone 6 were expected to launch in September and also did so, we (in addition to numerous others) expect the Galaxy S6 to launch close to MWC. This is now comparable to verified as Samsung has actually sent invites for its Galaxy Unpacked 2015 occasion (view here) which will certainly occur on 1 March at 6:30 pm CET in Barcelona where MWC is held. The show itself begins the complying with day on 2 March.

The Oriental tech giant has actually launched previous Galaxy S phones close to the Barcelona show; as a matter of fact, the Galaxy S5 was revealed in the Spanish city at MWC 2014. MWC 2015 is set up for 2 March so we totally expect the Galaxy S6 to be revealed near this day at an Unpacked occasion.

There is the odd whispering that Samsung will certainly bring it ahead because of disappointing Galaxy S5 sales, and that it could show up at CES 2015. However while Samsung was affirmed to be showing the S6 behind closed doors, there was no mention of the next Galaxy front runner in its CES press conference.

Samsung has the tendency to stick to the very same rates for its Galaxy mobile phones, meanings that we expect the S6 ahead in at 549 euro SIM-free. This rate will go down here 500 euro within months, as well as this time around following year will certainly be closer to 400 euro. Baseding on Android Pit, the Galaxy S6 will start at 749 Euro which is around 565 euro. See below for all the rumoured prices.

Samsung Galaxy S6 32 GB: 749 Euro
Samsung Galaxy S6 64 GB: 849 Euro
Samsung Galaxy S6 128 GB: 949 Euro