Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 (both set to launch during Q3), will be an “unstoppable combination”, according to Electronic Arts Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Wilson.
Wilson released a press statement yesterday after Electronic Arts posted its financial results for Q1 of the Fiscal Year 2017 (its findings between April 1st and June 31st). EA posted positive figures for Q1 showing a steady increase when compared to the same report of 2015, “Q1 was a great quarter for Electronic Arts with amazing engagement in our global communities,” said Wilson.
Electronic Arts positive report is clearly highlighted below, where you can see an increase in Net Revenue and Operating Cash Flow from 2015.
Wilson would go on to say, “EA is leading our industry through innovation, with more of our biggest games powered by Frostbite, breakthrough EA SPORTS titles on console and mobile, and the unstoppable combination of Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 coming this holiday. We’re looking forward to connecting more players around the world to each other through the games they love to play.”
Below are some of the highlights from Electronic Arts report:
- The Battlefield franchise, led by Battlefield 4, had more than 11.5 million unique players during Q1.
- Star Wars Battlefront had more than 6.6 million unique players in Q1.
- Madden NFL 16 unique players increased more than 20% year-over-year during Q1.
- Madden NFL Mobile had 25% more monthly active players in Q1 over last year.
- Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes players averaged nearly 2.5 hours of gameplay per day in Q1.
- EA titles shown at EA PLAY and E3 garnered 81 awards, including the Best Action Game for Battlefield 1 and Best Online Multiplayer for Titanfall 2 from the E3 Game Critics.
- The EA Access subscriber base more than doubled year-over-year in Q1.
Both Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 launch during Q3, with FIFA 17, NHL 17 and Madden 17 all set to launch during Q2. Elsewhere, Mass Effect: Andromeda and NBA Live appear in Q4, which indicates a January-March release during 2017.