2017 Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) in the second quarterEarningsPublished, it seems that this is a good & ldquo; transcript & rdquo ;.
As of June 30, Blizzard second quarter revenue of 16.13 billion US dollars, compared with 1.57 billion US dollars a year earlier growth of 4%; net profit of 243 million US dollars, compared with $ 151 million in the same period last year increased by 61% The
Activision Blizzard in the discussion of business results and analysis of the point mentioned, perhaps to explain why in the absence of new game launch case, can still maintain a good performance level:
Increasing the online connection with consumers will enable us to provide new opportunities for our players, and our business will turn into more frequent and comprehensive models. In addition to the complete game, we also provide downloadable content and transactions, allowing players to access and consume new content throughout the year. This incremental content not only provides additional high-margin revenue, but also increases the player's participation.
This also means that "out of the box" and earn a lot of money?
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Activision Blizzard's revenue mainly by Activision (Activision), Blizzard (Blizzard), King three parts. The first two respectively for the dynamic as Blizzard contributed $ 316 million, $ 566 million.
And King is moving as Blizzard last year spent nearly $ 6 billion acquisition of mobile game company, now officially became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blizzard also contributed $ 84 million in revenue this quarter. But since the acquisition, King's most proud of the number of active users is declining.
Blizzard Entertainment is still Activision Blizzard & ldquo; carry the child & rdquo ;. Operation data, due to the reporting period, "watch the vanguard", "slag legend", "World of Warcraft" and "Diablo 3" are updated new content, making Blizzard game live a new high, to reach 46 million year on year growth of 38%.
Activision Blizzard this quarter in the company's structure has also been some new changes, after the independent operation of the major league game business (MLG) has become a department of Blizzard Entertainment. MLG will be responsible for the operation of the Overwatch League and other events. Of course, the MLG will continue to serve the content of the company's platform.
In addition to the second quarter of the summary, Activision Blizzard also 2017 annual revenue expectations were adjusted from 6.1 billion US dollars to 6.4 billion US dollars, while the third quarter of the planned revenue was 1.385 billion US dollars.
Perhaps the upcoming sale of the new game so that Activision Blizzard is full of confidence - "fate 2" will be on September 6 online host version, October 24 online PC version. As the company said, "fate 2" bookings have been more than 2014 when the first generation of the game.