King Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

– Fourth quarter revenue of $461 million and gross bookings of $509 million; full year 2015 revenue of $2.0 billion and gross bookings of $2.1 billion– Fourth quarter profit of $91 million and adjusted EPS of $0.38; full year 2015 profit of $517 million and adjusted EPS of $1.93– Generated adjusted EBITDA of $188 million in fourth quarter 2015 representing 39% adjusted EBITDA margin; full year 2015 adjusted EBITDA of $826 million, representing 41% adjusted EBITDA margin– $676 million of net cash provided by operating activities in 2015; ended year with $1.1 billion of cash and cash equivalents– Two King […]

Have you got the moves? Candy Crush Jelly Saga Launches Worldwide on Mobile

NEW YORK and LONDON, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced the launch of its next instalment in the Candy Crush franchise, Candy Crush Jelly Saga . Candy Crush Jelly Saga is the third game in the popular franchise which includes the hit games Candy Crush Saga and Candy Crush Soda Saga. Now available to download for free from the Apple App Store , Google Play Store and the Windows Store , the new sister title introduces players to a new jelly-filled world within the […]

Be a Soap Star! Scrubby Dubby Saga Launches on Mobile

LONDON and NEW YORK, December 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Be a soap star and embark on a rescue mission down the drain! Today, King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world and creator of the Candy Crush franchise and Farm Heroes Saga, announces its first ‘slider’ game, Scrubby Dubby Saga, is now available to download and play for free on the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Facebook.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151216/296549LOGO )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151216/296550 ) Scrubby Dubby Saga sets players off on an exciting puzzle adventure through Soapland to help […]

King Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

– Reported total gross bookings of $502 million, above high end of previously provided guidance range– Generates adjusted EBITDA of $180 million for third quarter 2015 representing 38% adjusted EBITDA margin– Operating activities provide net cash of $150 million; ends quarter with $920 million of cash and cash equivalents– Two King games were top 5 grossing games on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in the U.S. for the third consecutive quarter– Continued to diversify and expand mobile game portfolio with launch of Blossom Blast Saga, King’s first linker game for mobile– Entered into agreement to be […]

Flower Power! Blossom Blast Saga Launches on Mobile

NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world and creator of the Candy Crush franchise and Farm Heroes Saga, today announces the launch of its latest game, Blossom Blast Saga, onto mobile. Players will be able to enjoy a fresh new challenge as they grow buds into blossoming flowers and create beautiful and colourful chain reactions. Every move can form rewarding ripple effects across this dynamic and ever changing game board. Blossom Blast Saga sets players off on a beautiful new adventure as Blossom, a curious […]

King to Report Third Quarter 2015 Results

LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that its third quarter 2015 financial results will be released after market close on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. King will host a conference call to discuss its results at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time the same day.  Listeners may access the live conference call via a dial-in number or audio webcast.  Conference call details are: U.S. callers: +1 877-201-0168International callers: +1 647-788-4901Conference ID: 56447561 The conference call will be simultaneously webcast at http://investor.king.com, where listeners can also […]

King Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

– Reports total gross bookings of $529 million, above high end of previously provided guidance range– Generates adjusted EBITDA of $207 million for second quarter 2015; marks eighth consecutive quarter with adjusted EBITDA margin greater than 40%– Operating activities provide net cash of $151 million; ended quarter with $786 million of cash and cash equivalents– Three King games were top 10 grossing games on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in the U.S. for second quarter 2015– Continued to grow mobile game portfolio with launches of AlphaBetty Saga and Paradise Bay, which expanded portfolio into new resource […]

Escape to the Tropics With Paradise Bay

New category of game from King now available to play on iOS and coming soon to Android NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Discover a new island and a new way of life! King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world and the creator of the Candy Crush franchise, will transport players to a tropical island paradise as it launches its first simulation game, Paradise Bay.  Available to download for free on iOS today and coming to Android soon, players will embark on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery as they […]

King to Report Second Quarter 2015 Results

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that its second quarter 2015 financial results will be released after market close on Thursday, August 13, 2015. King will host a conference call to discuss its results at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time the same day.  Listeners may access the live conference call via a dial-in number or audio webcast.  Conference call details are:    U.S. callers: +1 877-201-0168    International callers: +1 647-788-4901    Conference ID: 75511993 The conference call will be simultaneously webcast at http://investor.king.com, where […]

Can You Correctly Spell the New Top 10 Most Misspelled American Cities List?

Travelers beware: more than 50% of surveyed Americans can’t spell these U.S. cities NEW YORK, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Key information: On average, nearly two-thirds (64%) of Americans misspelled the new Top 10 list of most difficult U.S. Cities to spell, based on a recent survey Meeteetse, WY Ranks #1 on List; Champaign, IL,  Skaneateles, NY, and Worcester, MA, among the Hardest Cities to Spell in America People living in the Northeast out-spell those in the Midwest, South and West when it comes to spelling cities in their own region Boomers and Millennials equally struggle to spell new Top […]