Bad dog! Zynga suffers 95% decline in profits - destructoid
DTOID TOILET BETA HYPER EDITION

Click the top right box to go deep into consoles. This menu will merge eventually.

Please post your feedback!
Hot

Reviews

Features

Videos

C-Blogs

Forums

Bad dog! Zynga suffers 95% decline in profits

7:00 PM on 09.25.2011

Jason Cabral

Contributor

Whether it be due to lack of fresh and hip new IPs during it's first quarter of the year or spending too much on that fancy swivel chair, Zynga's year-on-year profits have taken a huge hit. From a recent SEC filing, Zynga shows that it's profits declined 95%, from $27.2 million to $1.3 million.

On top of that, for the first time in Zynga's history, microtransaction and ad revenue has dropped 4%. This is not too surprising considering this follows at a 4% drop in daily user activity. I suppose some people just don't care about their chickens anymore.

But worry not, faithful Facebook agriculturalist, even with this drop Zynga's revenue continues to stay in the range of cartoonish supervillian. It's overall revenue for this quarter did show a 15% increase from last quarter, and with continued support for one of the most played social games on the planet, this dog has nothing to worry about.

Zynga Profits, Users Decline Ahead Of Proposed $1B IPO [Gamasutra via GameInformer]


Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.

Jason Cabral
Contributor
 follow
 jasondcabral
Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!

MORE FROM destructoid

1

Review: High Strangeness

by Chris Carter


2

Review: Kerbal Space Program

by Jordan Devore


3

Review: Tropico 5

by Robert Summa


4

Review: Pleasant Dreams

by Darren Nakamura


5

Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

by Chris Carter


6

Review: Cosmophony

by Darren Nakamura


7

Review: Light Bound

by Chris Carter


8

Review: Chroma Squad

by Josh Tolentino


9

Review: Crypt of the NecroDancer

by Patrick Hancock


10

Review: The Weaponographist

by Chris Carter





Back to Top