Activision Blizzard Revises Earnings Higher on Soaring Gaming Engagement and Revenue Due to Lockdown

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard reported better than expected second quarter earnings and guided its full year 2020 guidance. $ATVI saw growth from World of Warcraft Classic and core games include Overwatch, Call of Duty, and Candy Crush mobile games.

Electronic Arts Earnings Soar with Stay at Home Gamers During Covid Lockdown

Video game publisher Electronic Arts reported better than expected June quarter earnings after the market Thursday. The Covid lockdown saw gamers exceed all forecasts of interactions and purchasers. $EA guided higher for next quarter.

Electronic Arts Earnings Beat But Lowers Gaming Revenue Guidance

Video game maker Electronic Arts reported better than expected December quarter earnings after the market Thursday. However $EA traded lower after warning on next quarters revenue. FIFA Ultimate Team matches were up nearly 40% y/y as it competed with Fortnite.

Call of Duty and World of Warcraft Classic Boost Activision Blizzard Earnings

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard  reported better than expected third quarter earnings and guided higher. $ATVI saw growth from its World of Warcraft Classic launch. Core games include Overwatch, Call of Duty, and Candy Crush mobile games.

Epic Games Fortnite Sued For Being Addictive As Cocaine

Fortnight is a phenomenom, a game seemingly out of nowhere to having over 250 million users in just over two years. With that comes love, hate and of course legal opportunism in a time of no responsibility. A Canadian law firm is suing Epic Games for creating Fortnite that is “as addictive, and potentially harmful, as cocaine”

Activision Blizzard Stock Sharply Lower After Holiday Season Outlook

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard  reported worser than expected third quarter earnings and guided lower for next quarter confirming concerns about holiday sales. The report followed a not so well received Diablo Immortal at BlizzCon 2018.

Electronic Arts Slumps on Battlefield Delay and Fortnite Blockbuster

Video game maker Electronic Arts fell over 12% last week after it announced it would be delaying Battleship V after previous raised sales guidance. $EA was also hit by a downgrade by Bank of America on both the Battleship news and Fortnite gains.

Fortnite Success Clouds Activision Blizzard Video Game Earnings Outlook

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard $ATVI was downgraded along with Electronic Arts $EA by Bank of America Merril Lynch with concerns about holiday sales. Despite expected strong sales of  Call of Duty WWII the success of Fortnite concerns analysts.