Micro-trading continues to be an important support ingresst for EA’s revenue, with EA generating nearly $1 billion in revenue through micro-trading in the third quarter of the company (October-December 2019). EA’s micro-trading revenue comes mainly from sports games such as FIFA, Madden and the NHL.
In the figure below, EA received $993 million in revenue from Live Services, while EA received $2.835 billion from Live Services over the past 12 months.
EA’s revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 (October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019) was $1,593 million, with a net profit of $361 million. During the season, EA released new works such as “Need for Speed: Heat” “Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville” and “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.”
Other data mentioned in the financial report:
-Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is doing very well because it’s constantly updated.
-Apex Heroes is more enthusiastic than its second season and plans to land a new platform this year (mobile phone)
-Madden NFL 20 is the most successful game in the series.
-FIFA 20 also performed well as the ultimate team competition by 40% compared to previous years
-FIFA Online has also made a big boost in Asia
-EA confirms that there will be no major console or PC sale in the first quarter of 2020
-EA expects fourth quarter (as of March 31, 2020) to reach $1.325 billion, with a profit of $308 million
-EA expects revenue of $5.475 billion for fiscal 2020