Q2 2022 Electronic Arts Inc Earnings Call

Andrew Paul Uerkwitz - Jefferies LLC, Research Division - Equity Analyst : Got it. And then just as a second question, Andrew, I’m just kind of high level, you’re pretty forward-thinking CEO when it comes to technology. How do you see things like play to earn opportunities within the video game space? There seems to be a bit of an argument on whether that’s good or bad for gaming.

Andrew Wilson - Electronic Arts Inc. - CEO & Director : Anything that brings more people in and engages those people for more time in the context of the entertainment it would create I think it’s a good thing over time. I think that is the very foundation of our live services. I think the play to earn or the NFT conversation is still really, really early, and there’s a lot of conversation. And there’s at some level, a lot of hype about it. I do think it will be an important part of our – of the future of our industry on a go-forward basis. But it’s still early to kind of figure out how that’s going to work. I feel good about our position with respect to that. I mean, as a company, we have been leaders in the creation of digital content that has real collectible value in the embedding of that content as part of live services. What we know about collection over time is the collectibility is far more valuable to the collector where the collected item has utility. And I think that in the context of the games that we create and the live services that we offer, collectible digital content is going to play a meaningful part in our future. So still early to tell, but I think we’re in a really good position, and you should expect us to kind of think more innovatively and creatively about that on a go-forward basis.


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