Top Scores: Video Games' Biggest IPOs

By Bloomberg Rankings, Marcus Chan and Amelia Hennighausen - 2014-03-05T20:03:43Z

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

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2. King Digital Entertainment

Value of IPO: $500 million

First day of trading: March 26, 2014

Market status: Active 

“Candy Crush,” a puzzle game featuring different colored candies, has 97 million daily active users and accounts for as much as 78 percent of King’s annual sales, the IPO prospectus shows. King generates revenue when users purchase virtual items, such as extra lives or additional game content, for about $1 apiece. 

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