Electronic Arts has announced preliminary financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended March 31st, revealing some interesting new details about the Battlefield and The Sims series.
According to the publisher, the Battlefield community now has more than 54 million players life to date on all platforms, and The Sims community had more than 80 million Sims players across PC and mobile in fiscal 2018.
EA Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Wilson, said:
“Fiscal 2018 was a year of strong growth and continued transformation for Electronic Arts, as we expanded the reach of our leading franchises like FIFA, Battlefield and The Sims to more players across more platforms and geographies. In the year ahead, we will expand the world of play with amazing new experiences and new IP, more competition, and industry-leading subscription programs. There has never been a more exciting time to be engaging and entertaining global communities.”
EA COO and CFO, Blake Jorgensen, added:
“Electronic Arts had another record year. Our success is driven by the way we have changed, and continue to change, our relationship with players. They want more depth in their favorite games, and fresh content that can hold their attention year-round. This has made our business much more stable and enabled us to deliver a dependable and growing cash flow to investors.”