Candy Crush creator King Digital profit falls 28 pct

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Posted: Aug 13, 2015 4:15 PM

(Reuters) - King Digital Entertainment Plc, the creator of Candy Crush Saga, reported a 28 percent fall in quarterly profit as monthly unique users fell slightly and a strong dollar dented sales from outside the United States.

Net income fell to $119.3 million, or 38 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $165.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell 17.5 percent to $489.5 million.

(Reporting by Devika Krishna Kumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sayantani Ghosh)