Electronic Arts" new game challenges Fortnite

A new opponent is challenging Fortnite which has dominated the online gaming arena. It's called Apex Legends, launched by Respawn Entertainment, a unit under gaming giant Electronic Arts......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

"A Network Effect": New Model For Video Games Relies On In-Game Cash

The phenomenal success of "Fortnite" and its biggest competitor, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA)’s "Apex Legends," points to a new model for h Lat.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 20th, 2019

EA"s "Apex Legends" tops "Fortnite" record with 25 million signups in a week

Shares of Electronic Arts Inc jumped 8.5 percent on Tuesday after the videogame maker said it signed up 25 million players for its new battle royale game "Apex Legends" in a week, setting it up for a showdown with Epic Games' wildly popular "Fortnite"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

EA"s "Apex Legends" tops "Fortnite" record with 25 million signups

Shares of Electronic Arts Inc jumped 8 percent on Tuesday after the videogame maker said 25 million players signed up for its new battle royal game "Apex Legends"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Apex Legends, EA’s Fortnite Competitor, Could Help it Survive the Video Game Battle

Electronic Arts' stock is turning around amid the surprise hit game Electronic Arts Inc. rose to the highest in nearly four months as some Wall Street analyst.....»»

Category: topSource: timeFeb 11th, 2019

EA Upgrade Signals Apex Legends Could Be the Next Fortnite

It may sound counterintuitive to hear that a free video game is set to drive earnings and revenues higher. That appears to be the case for Electronic Arts......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 11th, 2019

Electronic Arts Delays ‘Battlefield V’ Release Date, Sinking Stock

EA's release date of Battlefield V was delayed by four weeks to Nov. 20. Electronic Arts Inc. delayed the release of its next Battlefield video game, highlighting the challenges for establishe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 30th, 2018

"Fortnite Battle Royale" Is Taking the Video Game Industry by Storm

Over the last decade video game companies have churned out hit after hit across consoles PCs and mobile devices and it seemed giants like Activision Blizzard NASDAQ ATVI Electronic Arts NASDAQ EA and Take Two Interactive NASDAQ TTWO were gobbling up most.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJun 2nd, 2018

Fortnite is great for the video-game industry, Electronic Arts says (EA)

Electronic Arts delivered strong fourth-quarter results. The.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 9th, 2018

Electronic Arts Lays Off 350 Employees

Staff reductions come amidst an international consolidation. Video game giant Electronic Arts plans to lay off 350 employees as it adapts to a fast-evolving market. CEO Andrew Wilson announced the move in a blog post Tuesday, saying .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 26th, 2019

Global Game Spending Returns To Growth, Led By EA Titles, Mobile

Digital gamers spent more than $8 billion in February, with Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) reaping much of the spending on console games. The number was also boosted by a jump in spending on mobile games. Latest Ratings for E.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 25th, 2019

EA"s Shooter Looter Game Anthem Disappoints, Hurts Stock

Electronic Arts' (EA) recent release -- Anthem -- underperforms expectations, resulting in a decline in the .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 26th, 2019

"Apex Legends" Is EA"s Move to Out-Fortnite "Fortnite"

“Apex Legends,” the free, last-man-standing videogame that Electronic Arts launched Feb. 4 with no fanfare, is the first challenger to crack the armor of Epic Games Inc.’s juggernaut “Fortnite.”.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 25th, 2019

Electronic Arts Apex Legends Doesn"t Have To Beat Fortnite To Drive The Stock Higher

Electronic Arts Apex Legends Doesn"t Have To Beat Fortnite To Drive The Stock Higher.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 21st, 2019

Better Buy: Electronic Arts vs. Take-Two Interactive

Both gaming companies fell on fears over free-to-play content like Fortnite......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 15th, 2019

How EA Changed the Gaming Business Virtually Overnight

Shares of Electronic Arts have jumped 28% in less than a week, as investors embrace the success of Apex Legends, the company’s latest game......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 13th, 2019

"Apex Legends" Hits 25 Million Players, Giving EA"s Stock Another Boost

Simple math: it’s pretty likely someone you know spent part of this past weekend playing the new "Apex Legends" shooter game from Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: EA). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2019

1 Reason to Be Optimistic About Electronic Arts

The launch of a new battle royale game could spell a comeback for the game maker......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Video-game maker Electronic Arts extends huge rally on the popularity of its latest game "Apex Legends" (EA)

"Apex Legends/Elect.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2019

EA"s "Fortnite" rival wins 10 million gamers in three days

A game developed by Electronics Arts Inc as a competitor to the wildly popular "Fortnite" has signed up 10 million players within three days of its launch, the videogame maker said, driving its shares up 16 percent on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 8th, 2019

EA stock jumps after company says Apex Legends hit 10 million players in first three days

Shares of Electronic Arts Inc. are up more than 11% in Friday morning trading after the company said that its Apex Legends game logged more than 10 million players in its first 72 hours. The announcement comes days after the videogame publisher missed.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019