EA is #1 publisher on next-generation consoles

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EA released its financial results for its third fiscal quarter which ended December 31, 2013, which shows that it is the number one publisher for the next-gen consoles during the launch period.

“EA’s third quarter marked an exciting start to a new generation of games, and we are proud to have been the #1 publisher on next-generation consoles in December, with millions of gamers across the globe playing EA titles on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson.

“In addition to consoles, our mobile games, digital downloads and live services are growing year-over-year as we continue to deliver exciting new experiences to gamers around the world.”

“In a transitional quarter, EA delivered EPS results above our guidance driven by strong sales of our next-generation console titles, continued growth in our digital games and services, and financial discipline across the business,” said Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen.

EA was the #1 publisher on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the Western World in December, with Battlefield 4, Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14 and Need for Speed Rivals leading the way.

In December, FIFA 14 and Battlefield 4 were the top three best-selling titles across all platforms in the Western World, and FIFA 14 was the #1 title in Europe.

EA titles accounted for 35% of the Western World PlayStation 4 and Xbox One software sales in the third quarter.

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