EA generates $79M in revenue on mobile in Q3 2013, up 20 percent quarter-over-quarter

Electronic Arts non-GAAP mobile revenues from smartphones and tablets were up 20 percent quarter-over-quarter from $66 million to $79 million for Q3 2013, Chief Financial Office Blake Jorgensen said today in the company’s earnings call.

The Redwood City, Calif.-headquartered corporation’s total mobile revenues including handhelds was $99 million, up 19.3 percent from $83 million at the same time last year, and up 12.5 percent quarter-over-quarter from $88 million.

Overall, EA reported $321 million in digital revenue, up 17.2 percent from $274 million in Q3 2012.

The most notable mobile game for EA was The Simpsons: Tapped Out, which generated more than $23 million in digital net revenue for the quarter. EA also claimed it was the No. 1 publisher on iOS worldwide for 2012.

“The release of the Treehouse of Horror content was a key driver,” said President of Labels Frank Gibeau in the Q & A portion of the earnings call.

EA’s hit iOS titles Bejeweled Blitz as well as The Simpsons: Tapped Out will launch on Android this quarter, said Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore in the earnings call. Moore also revealed that driving simulator Real Racing 3 will launch on Feb. 28.

Head over to our sister site, Inside Social Games, for a full run down of EA’s Q3 2013 earnings report.