Uncharted 4 is the reason for the drop.
Ubisoft Financials: PS4 Is Their Biggest Platform, Ghost Recon Wildlands Is the #1 Game So Far in 2017
Sales were up, despite no major new releases.
They were at 79 million at the end of 2016.
EA was the #1 PS4 & Xbox One publisher in the West last fiscal year.
Rainbow Six Siege is at 15 million registered players.
FIFA 17 week 1 player base up 20% over FIFA 16.
Street Fighter V sales seem to have fallen flat.
It was a good quarter for the gaming division.
Activision Expects Destiny Expansion in 2016, Destiny 2 in 2017, Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty in Q4 2016
Black Ops 3 was huge, Skylanders and Guitar Hero underperformed.
EA: Star Wars Battlefront Shipped More Than 13 Million Units, Need for Speed Doubled Rivals’ Active Player Base
EA was the #1 publisher in the West on PS4 and Xbox One.
GameStop Financials: Net Sales Down, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate & Star Wars Battlefront Miss Expectations
GameStop saw new software and new hardware numbers drop.
But will it finish the year on top?
Advanced Warfare is still the #1 next-gen game.
No updates on PS3 or PS Vita though.
It was a great quarter for PlayStation.
The gaming division was Sony’s top earner with sales over $11.5 billion.
PS3 was at 1.1 million.
Dragon Age Inquisition had the most successful launch in BioWare history.
The PlayStation Vita, PS TV, and PSP couldn’t combine to beat the PS3.