August 14, 2020

Pandemic helps Angry Birds maker’s profits take wing

Helsinki (AFP) – Finland’s Rovio reported Friday that quarterly game revenue climbed to a record 66.9 million euros ($79 million) as people stuck in coronavirus lockdowns spent more time playing its leading title Angry Birds.That helped drive a nearly three-fold increase in second quarter operating profit to 14.1 million euros at the developer of mobile games centred on belligerent fowl.Rovio’s most popular game, Angry Birds 2, saw a 15 percent increase in revenue on the previous quarter to 28.8 million euros, up nine percent year-on-year, as the pandemic confined millions of people around the…


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