Electronic Arts Inc. named Andrew Wilson, the head of its sports games and a leader in the emerging digital businesses, as chief executive officer, passing over two more senior officials.
Electronic Arts Inc. Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore said digitally delivered video games may account for 50 percent of sales by 2015 as more players migrate to tablets and smartphones from consoles.
GameStop Corp., the world’s largest video-game retailer, rose the most in more than four years after Sony Corp. said its coming PlayStation 4 will allow unlimited used-game sales.
Electronic Arts Inc. said gross revenue may fall by $70 million to $80 million if the National Football League lockout of its players leads to a canceled season.
Tiger Woods’s video game from Electronic Arts Inc. was boosted to the best first-week sales in its 14-year history by the gaming debut of Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters Tournament.
Tiger Woods ’s next video game for Electronic Arts Inc. will feature the option to play Augusta National Golf Club, a first for the home of the Masters Tournament.
"As the years go on the vault will grow, and that will give more substance to the vault being key to everybody."
- Peter Moore on Aug 11, 2014