Free-To-Play iOS Game The Simpsons: Tapped Out Earns EA $10 Million in March, Plus More Mobile Profits


The mobile gaming market is going nowhere? People don’t like microtransactions? Sure, try telling that to EA after their recent  financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. According to the report, the company is seeing a nice profit in the mobile gaming department.

The report listed the following tidbits:

  • EA was the #1 global publisher in the iOS game market for FY 2013.
  • The Simpsons: Tapped Out was a top-5 grossing iOS game in the March quarter, generating almost $10 million in digital net revenue in the month of March, and totaling almost $50 million since launching in August.
  • Real Racing 3, the #1 racing title on iOS, has generated more than 30 million downloads, and has averaged over 2.5 million daily active users since launching in March.
  • EA’s games and services for mobile and handheld digital revenue generated $104 million in the quarter, a 21% year-over-year increase in digital net revenue.


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