Tag Archives: Arvind Bhatia
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 15:28 BST
Battlefield 4 will sell 14 million units, according to Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia, but notes that both it and Call of Duty: Ghosts can “coexist successfully” in the market even with both hitting retail within a week of each other.
Sat, Jun 08, 2013 | 18:38 BST
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia has stated in an investors note that Sony will release PlayStation 4 at retail below $400 later this year. He said Sony learned its lesson after launching PS3 for the “extremely high” price of $600 in 2006. Bhatia said the firm will release PS4 below $400 even if it loses money on it. He also added that a sub-$400 price point would be a “pleasant surprise,” from Microsoft. Via Gamespot.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 20:37 BST
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia expects NPD figures for March 2013 to be down by 10-15% when the numbers are reported tomorrow.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 20:24 GMT
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia expects Grand Theft Auto 5 to outsell Call of Duty in 2013, and estimates Rockstar has spent around $137.5 million on development.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 17:33 GMT
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia has said in his latest investor note that sales of Wii U hardware and software at GameStop were below expectations over the holiday period.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 21:12 GMT
Call of Duty sales are declining, despite the $500 million Black Ops 2 earned its first day at retail, according to Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 13:26 BST
Industry analysts have weighed in on Wii U post Nintendo’s E3 press conference, and many are concerned over the fact there is still every little known about the console.
Fri, May 25, 2012 | 19:35 BST
Stern Agee’s Arvind Bhatia said in a note to investors today he expects GTA V to sell 14 million copies at launch and provide $700 million in revenue for Take-Two Bhatia also said it’s “all but a given” that the game will release before the end of T2′s fiscal year on March 31, 2013. In its latest financial release, for fiscal year 2013, the firm expects revenues for Q1, ending June 30, 2012, to hit between $225 to $275 million, and $1.75 to $1.85 billion in revenue for the full year, ending March 31, 2013. So, it expects GTA V to do well. The previous entry in the series. GTA IV, shipped 13 million before the end of its first year on the market, and has now shipped over 20 million units. Thanks, Gamespot.
Fri, May 04, 2012 | 21:33 BST
Stern Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia expects Actvision-Blizzard’s Q1 FY12 financial results, which will be reported on May 9, to be in line with street expectations and feels the firm’s Diablo III will be a potential catalyst for the firm’s stock pricing. Speaking in an industry note, Bhatia said with that even with Diablo III “releasing after a gap of 12 years,” it has the “potential to sell more than 4 million units life-time, including 3.5 million units this year.” The analyst noted Diablo II had sold 4 million units by August 2001 within 14 months of its release in June 2010.
Likely the game will sell extremely well, and we expect many people to call in sick to work come May 15.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 17:02 GMT
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia expects Grand Theft Auto V to release during early 2013, which he feels will not only provide Rockstar with time for extra polishing, but also give the firm a “potential” window in which to launch the game on Wii U. Bhatia expects the game to hit during March of next year, a release window which would keep it from going up against the next Call of Duty title and Assassin’s Creed 3 this fall. Rockstar has yet to announce a release window for the title.Thanks, Gamasutra.
Sun, Jan 22, 2012 | 22:39 GMT
Sterne Agee’s Arvind Bhatia has highlighted some disturbing figures in Zynga’s finances.
Tue, Nov 08, 2011 | 11:23 GMT
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia reckons Modern Warfare 3 could sell as much as 6 million units at launch today, 1 million more than what Black Ops did this time last year in its first 24 hours. “We expect MW3 to grow 10% versus last year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, which has sold through more than 25 million units life-to date. We expect 5.5M-6.0M unit sales of MW3 on day 1 and nearly 18M units in the December quarter,” said Bhatia in a note. Big numbers, kids. Big numbers.
Wed, Oct 26, 2011 | 14:12 BST
Non-stop GTA V, it seems. Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia has put an estimated number on the game’s sales, predicting as much as 25 million copies moved for the Rockstar title. That would put it on par with sales of Black Ops and 3 million more than GTA IV. The prediction is near that of Wedbush’s Michael Pachter back in the summer, who said GTA V would sell 24 million copies.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 | 20:44 BST
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia said in a industry note that pre-orders for Battlefield 3 have hit the 1.5 million mark.
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 | 20:37 BST
Sterne Agee’s Arvind Bhatia has estimated Rockstar will have spent $105 million on Max Payne 3 by the time development is complete. According to is estimates, if the figure is correct, the game would have to move 4 million units just to break even. The analyst came up with the figure based on the two prior versions in the series selling 7 million units combined, and added in the opinion that “Max Payne 3, has greater potential for success than either of the two prior versions.” He concluded that the title will likely move 4 million units easily has it is “highly anticipated and has potential for upside surprise.”
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 | 00:00 BST
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 | 12:08 BST
The next big MMO from Blizzard might just be a casual affair, according to one Sterne Agee analyst.
Wed, Jun 15, 2011 | 22:18 BST
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia has revealed that L.A. Noire sold around 900,000 units in the US during May, and according to the cited NPD figued, the game is trailing behind Red Dead Redemption by 40 percent.
Wed, Jun 15, 2011 | 16:12 BST
Games industry analyst Arvind Bhatia with Sterne Agee stated in the firm’s latest industry note that he expects Duke Nukem Forever to move between 1.5 and 2 million units, but that actual sales may hit nearer the lower end of the estimate.
Tue, May 24, 2011 | 17:29 BST
With success, comes “a reasonable bet” for a company to be taken over – at least as far as analysts are concerned when mentioning Take-Two.