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Interesting – but not very convenient for most gamers – information about the gaming business of Warner Bros. Come to us from the meeting of representatives of the American giant with investors regarding the company’s financial results for the third quarter of 2023 (via Reset the era).
We learn from him that Warner Bros. games It became a very profitable part of the whole enterpriseWhich brought him huge profits, especially in the last three years, estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars.
It is no wonder that the company intends to invest more in games, as it sees the potential for huge profits in this branch of entertainment, especially among young people.
Regarding this vision Warner Bros. It plans to turn its biggest brands into multi-platform gaming services in the coming years – With constant updates and partly free content – with the goal of eventually offering more ways to monetize it.
Ultimately, we want to increase engagement and monetization over longer cycles and at higher levels. We have already provided specific solutions [może tu chodzić np. o płatne „fatality” do Mortal Kombat 1 – przyp. red.]. We are currently in the expansion phase and see great opportunities to generate more revenue post-acquisition [gry] – A Warner Bros. representative said: During a meeting with investors.
Warner Bros. Games sales rise
During this conversation, we learned some information about the sales status of Warner Bros.’s biggest games. games.
- Mortal Kombat 1 It was supposed to sell nearly three million copies From the premiere in September until the discussion of the financial results for the third quarter of 2023.
- On the other side Hogwarts Legacy It remains the publisher’s best-selling game. Although no new sales data was provided, it was confirmed that players spent time working from the universe Harry Potter Already more than 700 million hours.
All in all, the finishes pay for Mortal Kombat 1 – Slam loudly By the gaming community – perhaps this is a harbinger of the upcoming policy of Warner Bros., which seems to have noticed a truly delicious goal in the gaming industry.
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