Capcom profits surge 866%
Monday, 1st February 2010 at 5:03 pm
But publisher lowers full year forecasts despite spectacular nine-month results
Capcom has reported net profits of YEN 1.73bn ($19.1m) for the nine months ending December 31st 2009 – a whopping 866 per cent increase on the same period a year before.
Net sales hit YEN 49.98bn ($554m) in the period, up five per cent year-on-year. Star performers included the Monster Hunter and Ace Attorney series, as well as the resurgent Mega Man IP.
However, sales of key Wii titles – namely Okami and Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles – were described as “slow”. Capcom has also warned that recent release Dark Void is unlikely to deliver on expectations – as had been previously suggested.
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