Electronic Arts has submitted a report for the third quarter of fiscal year 2021 (ended December 31). The company talked about the success of its key titles and increased revenue to $1.6 billion. However, its net profit fell by 39%.Key data

Net bookings (net sales plus deferred transfers from games) amounted to $2.4 billion and grew by 15% year-on-year.

  • The company’s revenue amounted to $1.67 billion (an increase of 5%), of which $722 million fell on titles for full value and another $951 million on services.
  • EA’s net profit amounted to $211 million and fell by 39% compared to the third quarter of last year.
  • Game Data

The main releases of the company were FIFA 21, Madden NFL 21, NHL 21, Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, as well as the remaster Need for Speed Hot Pursuit.

  • The DAU of the FIFA Ultimate Team mode reached almost 6 million in December.
  • The number of players in Apex Legends has grown by 30% year-on-year.
  • In December, The Sims 4 attracted a record number of active players, and its user base reached 33 million people.
  • Electronic Arts is optimistic about the future and in advance calls the future game in the Battlefield series one of the main drivers of growth in the 2022 fiscal year.
  • The publisher expects revenue for the entire fiscal year 2021 (ending March 31) to be $5.6 billion, and net profit to reach $742 million.