From Nokia’s Snake Game To Supercell, Finland’s Gaming Industry Is Serious Business | TechCrunch

According to a report from 2015, 179 game studios have been established between 2011 and 2014 and 69% of the Finnish game studios are less than five years old. Turnover has been growing steadily with the industry hitting a $1 billion mark in 2014, a relatively moderate increase from 2013, but a significant one compared to $250 million in 2012.

With Supercell and Rovio leading the pack

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  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Will the next Finnish game hit? Supercel mobile game is now distributed worldwide

    Super Cell has released a new worldwide Clash Royale game . It is the first company to publish the game after March 2014. Clash Royale is only the fourth game, which was established in 2010 Supercell is released.

    Finnish mobile gaming giant is known for strict release policy, where it releases the global release just a potential one billion turnover capable products. Games are tested in selected markets, which game developers can make accurate estimates of the games Return-that is, the expectations about how long the players enjoy themselves on the game and how much they use the money.

    Micro Premium mobile games are free to download, but players are offered the right money to speeding up the progress of the game. The aim is for players to commit to the game even years, and that the greatest possible number of them would also like to use the money game hobby.

    Supercel turnover in 2014 was EUR 1.5 billion. The 2015 figures are not yet published.


  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
    With just 3 games, Supercell made $924M in profits on $2.3B in revenue in 2015

  3. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Rovio is listed on the stock exchange – worth up to two billion euros?

    Rovio plans to be listed on the stock exchange, says Kauppalehti. According to Rovio’s CEO Kati Levoranta , the company’s past performance suggests growth potential in the future.

    Rovio’s annual net sales and EBITDA are expected to grow significantly in 2017 compared with 2016.


  4. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Tuomas Forsell / Reuters:
    Angry Birds maker Rovio sets price range for IPO at €10.25-11.50 per share, which would value the company between €802-896M, or $955.34M-$1.07B


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