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Angry Birds Studio Profits Halved In 2013

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Angry Birds Studio Profits Halved In 2013

News James Peckham thirteen:15, 28 Apr 2014

Rovio, the builders of widespread cellular franchise Indignant Birds, have seen income halved in lower than a yr

At present we’ve seen the newest income from the group behind Indignant Birds and it’s not excellent news. Developer Rovio has launched the figures which present income almost halved throughout 2013.

Rovio flew into the large time after Indignant Birds took off. A number of sequels alongside merchandising has meant the corporate was making close to on $seventy six.eight (£forty five.6) million in 2012. Over the past fiscal yr the corporate skilled a drop in income right down to $37 (£22) million.

The corporate’s income has grown from $210.6 (£one hundred twenty five) million in 2012 to $215.9 (£128) million within the newest outcomes. It’s thought the drop in revenue was right down to taking over an enormous inflow of employees. Beforehand the corporate had 500 staff which grew to 800 within the final yr.

Rovio has reorganised its employees lately as nicely with Jami Laes being promoted to government vice-president for video games. The earlier government vice-president Petro Jarvilehto left the corporate to make his personal begin-up studio referred to as Significantly.

In line with an interview earlier in 2014, Laes revealed lower than half of the corporate’s 800 staff are literally engaged on creating video games. Laes stated nearly all of the studio is engaged on constructing the Indignant Birds model even additional.

For instance, the corporate is planning to make three new unique animated collection with the Indignant Birds model.

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