Niantic is Now Worth More than Capcom, Sega, and Square Enix

Before 2016, Niantic was a small startup at Google with little name recognition and a modestly successful game called Ingress. That all changed when Niantic teamed up with The Pokémon Company to create Pokémon GO, catapulting the company to unparalleled success in the mobile space.

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King_Noctis50d ago (Edited 50d ago )

That is madness. I wish they would put those money toward something else rather than just Pokemon GO though.

badz14950d ago

have Game Freak put out anything notable other than Pokemons in this decade? there you have your answer

King_Noctis50d ago

Gamefreak is developing Town alongside the next Pokemon though.

PhoenixUp50d ago

@ badz

Game Freak put out Tembo The Badass Elephant 3 years ago which was an awesome game

AK9150d ago

That headliner is a trick Niantic is only above them in the mobile space and sense mobile gaming is heavily inconsistent I doubt it'll stay that way long.

RichardKing9050d ago

I call Pikachu :) I love this cartoon and this game

locomorales50d ago

And one time more the business model of Game as a Service proved itself as the most profitable.

That's way every company will move from tradicional games and distribution models to these kind of business.