Electronic Arts, the video game publisher known for its FIFA and Madden: NFL franchises, said quarterly profit and revenue rose as it sold more copies of its games.

EA's net income rose to $151 million, or 45 cents per share, in its fiscal fourth quarter, from $30 million, or 9 cents per share, a year earlier.

EA, the second largest video game publisher, said quarterly revenue was $1 billion, up from $970 million a year earlier.

EA shares closed at $19.92 on Wednesday on the Nasdaq.

(Reporting by Liana B. Baker; Editing by Steve Orlofsky)