has EA's annual financial reporting, showing reduced losses over the prior year. Here's word:
The company posted an annual loss of $276 million, a marked improvement over the $677 it lost in fiscal 2010. Revenue totalled $3.59 billion, down slightly from the $3.65 billion posted in the previous year.
Its Q4 in particular was strong, with a $151 million profit reported, versus $30 million in the prior year. Quarterly revenues were $1.09 billion, up from $979 million year-on-year.
The company's digital business showed the most quarterly growth: its $211 million in revenue is a 42 percent improvement over the $144 it posted one year prior. By comparison, its packaged publishing business showed only a 5 percent revenue increase, and its distribution business -- which includes the EA Partners imprint -- was completely flat.