Activision Blizzard has just released the fourth quarter of 2016 financial report, revenue surged 49%, reaching a record $ 2.01 billion; net profit of $ 254 million, an increase of 60%.
By the beautiful performance report, Activision Blizzard shares in after-hours trading rose nearly 10%, hit a new high since October last year.
Analysis of the industry that Activision Blizzard's performance growth mainly due to two aspects, one is for the "candy legend" King's successful acquisition.
Activision Blizzard said that the fourth quarter of King's game average revenue per user chain and year-on-year growth. As a result, the acquisition of King to make Blizzard's revenue in the fourth quarter of last year increased by 436 million US dollars.
On the other hand, the "watch the vanguard" outstanding performance also boosted the performance of Blizzard.
Activision Blizzard said, "watch the pioneer" (Overwatch) sought after by gamers, they spent in the Blizzard Department of time on the game hit a record high. Since the release in May last year, "watch the vanguard" the number of registered players has more than 25 million people.