Entries in '$1bn' (11)

Microsoft targeting "potentially upwards of a billion" next-gen console unit sales

Microsoft targeting "potentially upwards of a billion" next-gen console unit sales

Expansion beyond the games market could lead to record-breaking sales of the Xbox One and games consoles in general, Microsoft has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2013 at 11:42AM in News
Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 to $1bn sales milestone

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 to $1bn sales milestone

The jury may still be out on Black Ops II’s overall market performance, but the shooter has claimed yet another very impressive record today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 1:24PM in News
NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

The money generated from overall game sales in the US during April has been estimated at a whopping $1bn.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 10:15AM in News
EA hits $1bn annual digital revenue target

EA hits $1bn annual digital revenue target

In July of last year MCV ran a piece entitled “Riccitiello’s $1bn digital dream”. Now, six months later, we can confirm that the EA CEO’s dreams have come true.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 8:48AM in News

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MW3 sets $1bn sales record

MW3 sets $1bn sales record

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has become the fastest piece of entertainment to generate $1bn in sales, toppling movie blockbuster Avatar.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 1:31PM in News
EA could lose $1bn over athlete lawsuit

EA could lose $1bn over athlete lawsuit

A US judge has denied EA’s dismissal of a court case over player likenesses which could result in a heavy pay-out.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 4th 2011 at 1:48PM in News
Rovio chases 1bn users

Rovio chases 1bn users

Angry Birds developer Rovio has set itself the goal of attracting 1bn fans as it plans to crack the Chinese market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 21st 2011 at 11:48AM in News
EA linked to $1bn PopCap swoop

EA linked to $1bn PopCap swoop

One leading tech site claims to have it on good authority that EA is on the verge of one of the largest acquisitions ever seen in the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2011 at 10:33AM in News

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Black Ops sales pass $1bn

Black Ops sales pass $1bn

Activision's November release Call of Duty: Black Ops has now generated revenues in excess of $1bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2010 at 3:48PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Publisher Activision has confirmed that total sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have just passed $1bn worldwide, according to the firm’s own internal estimates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 1:19PM in News
Annual EA losses pass $1bn

Annual EA losses pass $1bn

North American based publisher EA has reported a GAAP net loss of $1.088bn for the year ending March 31st 2009 – an increase of over 100 per cent compared to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2009 at 10:32AM in News