EA had a ‘record-breaking’ quarter behind Dragon Age

But no sales figures

It was a given that Dragon Age: Inquisition was going to be a big hit for both Electronic Arts and BioWare. That’s a no-brainer for the conclusion to a triple-A trilogy. But, even the publisher seems to be taken a bit aback by how well it performed.

In its financials statement for quarter three of 2014, EA said that Dragon Age: Inquisition was BioWare’s most successful launch ever. While a notable claim, it rang a bit hollow in a sense, as it was never elaborated upon. There were no sales figures or profit margins to substantiate it.

Regardless of the specifics of Dragon Age‘s contribution, EA seems to have had a fantastic quarter. It came in well ahead of its projections for net income (by $153M) and earnings per share (by $.32/share). Additionally, EA says that it saw record cash flow for a calendar year period. Quarter three’s performance culminated in EA raising its predicted financials for the end of fiscal year 2014.

Electronic Arts Reports Q3 FY15 Financial Results [Electronic Arts]

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