EA Games exceeded Wall Street's expectations for
the quarter ending June 30, indicating strong digital growth for the maker of FIFA,
Madden and Battlefield.
The game publisher pulled in $682 million in adjusted revenue, well
above the $652.5 million consensus estimate, according to analysts surveyed by
Thomson Reuters. Adjusted earnings per share came in at $0.07, two cents above
guidance of $0.05….
The high-margin digital download business, which doesn't require
publishers to make a physical product, helped the Redwood City, Calif.-based
company beat estimates.