Capcom has posted its yearly financial report and things are looking good thanks to strong consumer business and overseas digital downloads.
Capcom announced that its net sales increased to 57,060 million yen (up 19.3% from the same term last year) in the 9 months of fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. Operating income increased to 10,604 million yen (up 9.0 % from the same term last year), and ordinary income increased to 10,640 million yen (up 5.2%). Net income for the current period increased to 7,006 million yen, increasing by 7.1 %.
During the 9 months, ending on December 31
, 2015, Monster Hunter X was a major contributor to significant sales of more than 3 million units, surpassing the initially-planned 2.5 million units. In addition, sales of repeat titles and digital download contents were firm, particularly in overseas markets, in the Digital Contents business.
Capcom’s plan moving forward is to focus on sales of new titles including a forecasted two million units of Street Fighter V worldwide in 2016.
Capcom’s updated sales list includes:
- Monster Hunter X (Cross) – 3,200,000 (NEW)
- Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 200,000 (4,100,000 LTD)
- Resident Evil 5 – 100,000 (7,000,000 LTD)
- Resident Evil 6 – 100,000 (6,400,000 LTD)
- Street Fighter IV – 100,000 (3,400,000 LTD)
- Resident Evil Revelations 2 – 100,000 (1,600,000 LTD)
- Resident Evil Revelations – 100,000 (1,500,000 LTD)
- Resident Evil (HD Remastered) – 100,000 (1,200,000 LTD)