Games publisher Electronic Arts' revenue rises almost 40 percent

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Posted: Jan 27, 2015 4:11 PM

(Reuters) - Electronic Arts Inc, publisher of the "FIFA" and "Madden NFL" video games, posted a near 40 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong sales of its sports titles.

The company reported net income of $142 million, or 44 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a loss of $308 million, or $1 per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $1.13 billion from $808 million.

(Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)