GridGames.ID – Entering the fourth quarter, Activision Blizzard has reported new financial figures for the third quarter period, namely July-September.
This number is interesting, guys, to discuss because it is big for game publishers.
Bliizzard’s in-game microtransactions seem to be going well for a period of three months.
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Activision Blizzard generated US$ 1.2 billion (equivalent to Rp. 17.6 billion) in net income during the period.
Last year, Bliizard only managed to make $709 million of net in-game earnings over the same period.
They report that it has surpassed a significant increase of 69% over the same period last year.
Microtransactions themselves are huge business for the company Activison Blizzard.
Interestingly, the total revenue reached US$1.95 billion from all the businesses combined.
The title Call of Duty is one of those games that shows a significant advantage.
Sales or microtransactions of Modern Warfare and battle-royale game Warzone were four times higher than in the same period last year.
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Additionally, Activision also reports that the first year sales of a Modern Warfare title were the highest in Call of Duty history.
On the other hand, a mobile game called Candy Crush also has sales growth from year to year.
However, Activision Blizzard has not revealed the specific number of profits from the game made by King.