PlayStation Now leads in subscription revenue with $143 million for the quarter – report

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 10 November 2018 20:07 GMT

The latest SuperData report shows subscription service PlayStation Now ahead of the competition in quarterly revenues.

According to the SuperData report, game subscription services brought in $273 million during 2018’s third quarter, 52% of which was attributed to PlayStation Now.

Revenue from PS Now totaled $143 million, and EA’s Access services contributed $90 million or 33%.

The differences in percentage for EA services were as follows: EA Access (Xbox One) 16%, Origin Access Premier 9%, Origin Access (PC) 8%.

Xbox Game Pass contributed 15%, or $41 million, to overall subscription revenues during Q3 2018.

SuperData’s report also found subscribers tend to spend more on in-game content than non-subscribers. The average spent by subscribers is $25 per month compared to $10 spent by those without a subscription.

Subs also tend to spend more per month on full games compared to those who aren’t subs. This averaged out to $57 a month and $39 a month, respectively.

Slides from the report are below.

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