Capcom profitable: Dragon’s Dogma sells 1.02 mil, RE: ORC does 2.1 mil
Capcom has announced its financial results for Q1 2013 and it’s quite positive for them, expect for Dragon’s Dogma. The game sold favorably in Japan according to the publisher, but struggled in the western markets. It did 1.02 million worldwide, which is pretty decent considering the overall projected figures was 1.5 million.
“In flagship Digital Contents business, “Dragon’s Dogma” which is the first large-scale open world game for Capcom, set a new record in Japan for sales volume of an entirely new brand in its first week for releases during the past decade and consequently, worldwide shipments have surpassed one million,” the publisher revealed.
“Net sales increased to 18,620 million yen (up 55.8% from the previous year). As for profits, operating income increased to 2,669 million yen (up 244.4 % from the previous year), and ordinary income increased to 2,209 million yen (up 304.5 % from the previous year). Net income for the current period increased to 1,320 million yen (up 290.2 % from the previous year).”
Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City sold 2.1 million units, up from 1.7 million units from the last quarter.