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Here’s The Top 25 Video Game Companies With the Highest Revenues in 2017

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Currently, talking about the video game industry is referring to a multi-million dollar business that is experiencing one of its most popular moments around the world. Like any business, positive results and growth are essential for everything to keep going and it is good to know that the companies that make the industry work have performed well in those areas. In that sense, Newzoo presented its report with the 25 video game companies that generated the highest revenues in 2017.

Recently, the Newzoo analysis firm presented its annual report in which it gives an account of the companies related to the video game industry that generated the highest revenues in 2017. Initially, the analysis revealed that those 25 companies with responsibility for the generation of 77% of the total revenues of the industry, contributed $94.1 billion out of a total of $121.7 billion.

Once the above was exposed, the report of Newzoo, which does not include income from the sale of hardware and accessories in cases that merit it and that regarding some companies use estimated data, showed that Tencent, the Chinese communications giant, was the company with higher revenues in 2017, obtaining $18.1 billion in its fiscal year, which represented a 51% growth with respect to the previous fiscal year. The second place is for Sony, which increased its revenue by 35%.

On the other hand, the third place was in the hands of Apple, whose business related to video games, registering a growth in that line of 20%. Also, the fourth place went to Microsoft, whose games division translates into a 9% growth. In the fifth position is Activision Blizzard, which registered revenues a growth of 4%. Important mention for Nintendo, as the company, which occupied the ninth position, had a 98% increase in revenues.

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Below you will find the complete list of the 25 companies with the highest revenues in 2017 and their respective growth with respect to the previous fiscal year:

  1. Tencent 51%
  2. Sony 35%
  3. Apple 20%
  4. Microsoft 9%
  5. Activision Blizzard 4%
  6. NetEase 33%
  7. Google 35%
  8. Electronic Arts 10%
  9. Nintendo 98%
  10. Bandai Namco 22%
  11. Netmarble 82%
  12. Ubisoft 38%
  13. Nexon 33%
  14. Warner Bros. 21%
  15. TakeTwo Interactive 21%
  16. Square Enix 5%
  17. Mixi 3%
  18. NCSoft 104%
  19. Cyber Agent 14%
  20. Konami 33%
  21. DeNA 4%
  22. Disney -4% (decrease)
  23. Perfect World 28%
  24. SEGA 9%
  25. 37 Interactive 29%