Activision Blizzard reveals that mobile games are selling more than the total of PC & game consoles
Activision Blizzard , a major game maker that works on the Call of Duty series, Diablo series, Overwatch series, etc., has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022 (April-June). In the same period, Activision Blizzard has revealed that sales related to mobile games exceed the total sales related to PC games and stationary game consoles such as PlayStation and Xbox.
Activision Blizzard 10Q 2022 Q2 Quarterly report | ATVI Filing
Activision-Blizzard made more from mobile than consoles + PC combined | TweakTown
Activision Blizzard has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022. Sales in the same period are ``game machine related'' such as PlayStation and Xbox for 376 million dollars (about 50 billion yen), ``PC game related'' for 332 million dollars (about 45 billion yen), ``Mobile game related ” is $ 831 million (about 110 billion yen), and “Other” is $ 105 million (about 14 billion yen), including sales related to professional e-sports leagues such as distribution and Overwatch League and Call of Duty League . So, the total was 1,644 million dollars (about 220 billion yen). Sales related to mobile games exceed the combined sales of game consoles, PCs and other three fields, accounting for 51% of total sales.
Among them, ' Diablo Immortal ', which has become a hot topic for its intense billing elements , has played a particularly important role in the sales of Activision Blizzard. In addition, it was revealed that Diablo Immortal recorded sales of 24 million dollars (about 3.2 billion yen) in just two weeks from release.
'Diablo Immortal', which was notorious for its intense billing elements, sold over 3.2 billion yen in just two weeks from its release-GIGAZINE
With the strong performance of Diablo Immortal, Activision Blizzard recorded $831 million in mobile game sales. In addition to Diablo Immortal, popular titles such as Candy Crush and Call of Duty Mobile also contributed to the increase in sales.
The graph below summarizes the breakdown of Activision Blizzard's quarterly sales and sales. While mobile game-related sales are showing steady growth, game console and PC game-related sales will peak in 2020 and 2021, and will begin to decline in 2022.
Among the game studios under Activision Blizzard, King , which develops popular mobile games such as Candy Crush, contributed the most to sales. Of the 831 million dollars in mobile game-related sales, 684 million dollars (about 92 billion yen), which accounts for about 82%, is King-related sales.
“We look forward to continuing to deliver ongoing content to our various franchises,” said Robert Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. We will continue to invest in opportunities that we believe have potential,' he said.