Electronic Arts Falls After Outlook Misses Analyst Estimates

  • Forecast overshadows gains from Star Wars in holiday quarter
  • Movie-themed game sold 13 million units, topping forecast

How 'Star Wars' Is Helping Lift Sales at Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc., the second-largest U.S. video-game publisher, fell as much as 12 percent in extended trading after forecasting fiscal fourth-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street estimates.

Electronic Arts, based in Redwood City, California, posted third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as sales of the new title Star Wars Battlefront exceeded company projections.

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