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EA profits rise by 51%

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EA has seen its earnings rise by 51%. The full figures from April to June show that profits for the publisher rose to $335 million from $222 last year. The report from EA reveals that strong sales from titles such as Titanfall and FIFA 2014 has helped to increase profits. The publisher also stated that the release of new consoles, ...

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European Commission issues new rules for free-to-play games

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The European Commission has released its findings into an investigation into in-app purchases that began in February. According to the European Commission games should no longer be advertised as free if they contain any type of microtransaction or in-game purchase. They should also not attempt to exhort children into buying items and adequately inform customers about payment arrangements. Another rule ...

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Google Play revenue is almost all from Freemium apps

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A new report from App Annie has revealed that almost all the revenue from Google Play comes from Freemium apps. The site also stated that the vast majority of apps bought from the store are games, at 40%, and that the platform has seen huge growth in the last 6 months in the number of downloads made. While it is ...

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