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EA Reports 2014 Q4 Earnings With Gains

Electronic Arts has announced their financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter that ended on March 31.

In the fourth quarter, EA grew their profiting margins by 18 percent. EA titles represent 40 percent of Western World combined title sales for both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4.

“Electronic Arts delivered outstanding results in fiscal year 2014. Most importantly, we produced hit games, innovative digital content and services, and amazing entertainment for our players around the world,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson. “It was a transformative year for EA in a dynamic year for our industry, and I’m even more excited for the new experiences we will deliver in fiscal year 2015 and beyond.”

Highlights of EA’s fiscal year include:

  • EA is currently the number 1 publisher on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in the Western World led by sales of FIFA 14, Titanfall, Battlefield 4, Need For Speed Rivals, and Madden NFL 25.
  • In the fiscal fourth quarter, EA titles represented 40% of Western World combined title sales for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
  • EA has sold about $460 million worth of games in the mobile gaming market.
  • EA’s mobile business reached more than 130 million monthly active users and in Q4, EA mobile games were downloaded 143 million times.
  • EA’s Ultimate Team services generated more than $380 million in the fiscal 2014 year, with Madden Ultimate Team growing 90 percent year-over-year.
  • As of right now, FIFA 14Titanfall and Battlefield 4 were three of the top five best-selling titles across all platforms in the Western World.

EA’s next fiscal quarter has begun, and hopes look high with EA’s new fighting game to kick it off. EA SPORTS UFC is launching on June 17 and will feature current MMA fighters along with Bruce Lee.

“Electronic Arts delivered outstanding results in fiscal year 2014. Most importantly, we produced hit games, innovative digital content and services, and amazing entertainment for our players around the world,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson. “It was a transformative year for EA in a dynamic year for our industry, and I’m even more excited for the new experiences we will deliver in fiscal year 2015 and beyond.”