Activision made more revenue from mobile sales in the last quarter than from console and PC sales combined.
Published earlier this week (and first discovered adjust the town (opens in new tab)), Activision quarterly financial report (opens in new tab) Gain insight into the company’s attitude towards console, PC and mobile gaming. Thanks to games like Diablo and developer King, publishers generated more mobile game revenue than all other platforms combined in the second quarter of fiscal 2022.
Activision’s mobile games accounted for 51% of the company’s total revenue over the past three months, with revenues of $831 million. On the other hand, the company’s console revenue totaled $376 million, while PC revenue was just below that at $332 million. In the end, events like the Call of Duty League earned Activision $105 million.
The newly released report should underscore the importance of mobile gaming for a massive publisher like Activision. You might think Diablo contributed a hefty sum of $831 million in mobile revenue, but it was actually Candy Crush developer King who made up the bulk of the revenue, with a total of $684 million.
That’s not to say that Diablo Immortal hasn’t been doing well for publishers so far, as it’s been revealed that the game has grossed over $100 million on mobile alone, and on all platforms worldwide. have more than 20 million installs. In fact, as TweakTown pointed out, Activision’s mobile game revenue jumped 462% compared to the three periods a year earlier. Mobile gaming goes beyond the likes of Call of Duty, and Activision is working with thousands of developers around the world to paint a very clear future for publishers.
last month, Blizzard Albany becomes latest Activision-owned studio to seek union.