Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
September 15, 2019
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Chinese MMO Developer ChangYou Beats Expectations In Profitable Quarter

Chinese MMO Developer ChangYou Beats Expectations In Profitable Quarter

August 1, 2011 | By Frank Cifaldi




Chinese online game developer and operator ChangYou reported its fifth consecutive double digit growth quarter on Monday, reporting $54.2 million in profit off the continued success of its flagship MMO, Tian Long Ba Bu.

The $54.2 million represents a 28.8 percent increase from the $42.1 million reported a year ago. Revenue was up as well, up 35.1 percent to $105 million.

Tian Long Ba Bu, now in its fourth year, continues to grow with each new expansion pack released, according to the company. Packs were released in March and July of this year, with a third expected in September.

The company released its second in-house game, Duke of Mount Deer, on July 22 after four years of development. While player statistics were not provided, the company did say that it increased its server count from 64 to 110 over the past ten days to meet player demand. There has been no impact on Tian Long Ba Bu following its release, the company said.

ChangYou acquired a majority stake in browser game maker 7Road earlier this year to diversify its portfolio outside of traditional MMORPG games. According to the company, 7Road's DDTank continues to be one of China's top five web-based games according to search rankings.

ChangYou contributed $327 million in revenue to a $5 billion Chinese online game market in 2010, according to recent research.


Related Jobs

HB Studios
HB Studios — Lunenburg/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
[09.13.19]

Experienced Software Engineer
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[09.12.19]

UI Artist
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[09.12.19]

Senior Lighting Artist
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[09.12.19]

Producer









Loading Comments

loader image