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Activision made $5.1 billion from microtransactions alone in 2021

Recently purchased by Microsoft, Activision Blizzard achieved its best in-game microtransaction revenue in the year 2021, reaching $5.1 billion. In addition, according to the released data, the company last year achieved net revenue of US$8.808 billion, operating income of US$3.62 billion and net income of US$2.7 billion. Activision-Blizzard generated $5.1 billion in microtransactions from in-game purchases in 2021. Players' spending on titles includes DLCs, World of Warcraft subscriptions, lootboxes, and cosmetics. This move represents 61% of Actvision-Blizzard's total net reserves of $8.354 billion.Earnings from microtransactions in Activision Blizzard games over the years. Source: tweaktown (Deeke Tweak)Record in microtransactions was reached despite the drop in sales...
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Foot – Covid – The clubs would have lost 7 billion euros because of the Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic would have cost European football 7 billion euros over the two years, UEFA said in a report published Thursday, where it notes a sharp decline in the transfer market for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.According to UEFA, European clubs faced a shortfall of 4 billion euros in 2020, and 3 billion euros in the following season, thus interrupting a growth of twenty years in a row. That is a total of 7 billion.The main causes for this significant loss are the drop in ticketing revenue due to empty stadiums (with €4.4 billion in lost revenue), reduced commercial and sponsorship activities (a projection of €1.7 billion in drop) and TV rights also slightly impacted with just under a billion.A positive recovery observed in recent monthsThese results are in line with the forecast...
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Central Bank says Brazilians have R$ 8 billion to receive; see how to consult the Registrar

The Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) has launched a new tool called "Values ​​Receivable System (SVR)" on January 24, 2022. It is a resource developed to check values ​​that people have forgotten in their bank accounts. According to the BCB, approximately 79 thousand people could already redeem more than R$ 900 million, money that was forgotten in banks and financial institutions. The Values ​​Receivable System (SVR) was developed with the objective of helping individuals and companies with information about the existence of money available in a financial institution. According to the Central Bank of Brazil, there is currently an amount of R$ 8 billion that can be redeemed.Large number of simultaneous accesses bring down BCB website Due to the sharing of information about the possibilit...
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Quebec Action Plan: more than $1 billion in mental health

The Quebec government will invest more than $1 billion to improve access to mental health care and services. The interdepartmental mental health action plan (PAISM) announced Tuesday by the government will extend over a period of five years during which 10 government departments and agencies will collaborate with several other partners. A total of $1,152,959,667 will be invested in mental health. "This is the first action plan in mental health with investments of this magnitude, which will contribute, among other things, to improving access to services, providing recovery-oriented care and promoting the implementation of best practices. “, can we read in a press release. The objective of this plan is to allow all Quebecers to have access to the services they ne...