Big Fish Games netted $220 million in 2012

Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:18 GMT By Dave Cook

Big Fish Games is a social and indie PC developer that I admittedly hadn’t heard of until today, nor do I recognise any of its titles. Regardless, it made $220 million last year alone, and has surpassed $2 billion lifetime downloads. Next round is on them right? reports that the studio turned ten last year and has been growing every year since it formed. The company has created and distributed thousands of games across its digital store-front, and through PC, mobile and cloud-based channels.

CEO and founder Paul Thelen said in a statement, “We achieved nearly 20 per cent top-line bookings growth last year and anticipate our growth rate to accelerate throughout 2013 and 2014, largely due to our new lines of business that are now at a meaningful scale.

“Mobile is our fastest growing platform and now accounts for 30 per cent of total company bookings. A year ago we transitioned from a premium ‘games you own’ business model to providing more choices to our customers on how and where they want to play. More than half of our mobile bookings now come from a free-to-play business model.”

You can check out the official Big Fish Games site here. Have you played any of the studio’s titles before? Let us know below.