EA’s has confirmed it had 15 double platinum titles in 2008 in its full year financials last night, and claimed it it still the biggest publisher in the world, according to this GI piece.
The firm had 19 percent and 20 percent market share in North America and Europe respectively, the firm said.
Additionally the company was the number one third party publisher for Nintendo’s Wii platform in Europe taking a 15 per cent slice – up from 7 per cent the previous year – while it took an 11 per cent share in North America.
The claim spit in the face of Activision’s assertion that it’s number one in the US. Who’s right? Who knows. Or cares.
Read the rest of our EA financial report coverage here.