PUBG Hits 400m Total Players, 227m Monthly Active Users, and 87m Daily Active (Counting Mobile)

Bluehole announced today that their hit battle royale game Playerunknown's Battlegrounds hit an epic milestone this week: 400 million total players. The data is broken down as such: 400 million total players 227 million monthly active users 87 million daily active users While Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has been steadily bleeding users (down 50% since January, 2018) on the PC, the game [...]

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Ubisoft Reports Increased Revenue; The Division 2 Launch Confirmed

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So far, it’s been a good year for the video games industry with most video game companies reporting high revenues for fiscal year 2018. French publisher Ubisoft Entertainment also posted strong financial results with a 19% increase in revenue at $2.04 billion, and a net income increase of 29% at $164.7 million according to GamesIndustry.biz. Ubisoft’s increased revenue is largely [...]

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Fortnite Has Over 40 Million Monthly Active Users

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Tencent reported its Q1 2018 earnings earlier today and inside of it came an interesting nugget of information. Tencent reported that the wildly successful battle royale game Fortnite now has "over 40 million monthly active users across PC and console". The reason this came out during Tencent's earnings report is because they're a big shareholder in Fortnite's developer, Epic Games [...]

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Boss Key Productions Employees Were Seemingly In The Dark About Studio’s Closure

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Finding out that your company is shutting down is devastating for any employee, finding out about it first from your 10-year old daughter just adds insult to injury. This is apparently what happened to Radical Heights Lead Producer Ron Lajoie when Boss Key Studios suddenly closed its doors yesterday. Tfw your 10yr old daughter sends a screenshot of the press [...]

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Resident Evil’s Mila Jovovich Will Star In Capcom’s Upcoming Monster Hunter Movie

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Movie adaptations of popular video games have been reeling in the big bucks and topping box office charts over the past couple of years. Capcom and Constantin Films’ Resident Evil: The Final Chapter alone grossed more than $300 million worldwide in 2016. According to Variety, Capcom will be teaming up with Constantin Films again for the movie adaptation of the [...]

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Boss Key Studios, Company Behind Lawbreakers and Radical Heights, Shutting Down

Cliff Bleszinski announced on twitter today that Boss Key Studios is officially shut down. The company's 2 products Lawbreakers and Radical Heights will be shutting down in the near future. Check out the full statement below: Link to original tweet Anyone following Lawbreakers or Radical Heights should have seen this coming. Lawbreakers wasn't able to gain traction and quickly lost [...]

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Nexon Releases First Quarter 2018 Earnings Report, DFO & MapleStory Still Top Earners

On May 10, 2018 Nexon released their Q1 2018 earnings report. A more digestible Investor Presentation slide deck was also released and is filled with interesting charts and figures. The headline figures show that Nexon had a great quarter: revenues were up 21% year over year, due significantly to the stronger than expected results of Dungeon Fighter Online in China. [...]

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