Zynga beats Q4 2020 expectations with bookings of $699 million, up 61%

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Zynga beat analysts’ expectations today, reporting its highest-ever bookings and revenues in the fourth quarter ended December 31 thanks to the strong performance of its existing games and the newly launched Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells.

The social mobile game company’s revenue was $616 million, up 52% year-over-year, and bookings of $699 million, up 61% year-over-year. The bookings and revenue numbers were the highest ever, and profit numbers were strong as well.

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