Quantcast
EA aims to make $1 billion from extra content this year - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


EA aims to make $1 billion from extra content this year


7:30 PM on 08.26.2014
EA's DLCEA aims to make $1 billion from extra content this year photo



Everyone knows that downloadable add-ons for videogames have become a profitable trend in recent years. This year, EA's aiming high and hopes to rake in a record amount of revenue from DLC.

According to an article on Bloomberg, EA projects that it'll earn $1 billion from add-on content this year. Of the publisher's stable of games, sports titles are expected to be the biggest contributors. An analyst at Longbow Research LLC stated "The margins on Madden Ultimate Team are through the roof."

In the past year, EA has seen a 350 percent increase in revenue from Madden extra content. Those type of numbers ensure that future iterations of the sports franchises will see plenty of emphasis on Ultimate Teams.

EA Amps Up the Pressure for Russell Wilson in Madden NFL [Bloomberg via NeoGAF]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







DLC

4:30 PM on 09.11.2014
Killer collaboration: Payday 2 is getting Hotline Miami DLC

Overkill Software and Dennaton Games are teaming up for Payday 2 DLC based on Hotline Miami. It's unclear what all is included here beyond a heist -- they can get away with offering the slimmest of details and we'll still be ...more



2:30 PM on 09.09.2014
Sunset Overdrive is getting two campaign add-ons

I'm not in the market for season passes, but I still like to look just to see what DLC is lined up. In the case of Sunset Overdrive, Insomniac plans to release two campaign add-ons with "new locations to explore, stories to e...more



3:00 PM on 09.03.2014
Watch Dogs: Bad Blood stars a different playable character

Really? No one -- not even the guard with his gun already drawn -- noticed that noisy remote-controlled toy car with the bomb strapped to it? I guess folks playing the Watch Dogs DLC should use it and nothing else if it's re...more



View all DLC






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more