Resident Evil 6 ships 4.8 million, Dragon’s Dogma does 1.3 million

Capcom has released its financial details for this quarter.

Posted By | On 04th, Feb. 2013 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


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Capcom has released its FY 2012 Q3 figures and the results are impressive. The company managed to do well financially as you can see from their stats below.

Capcom Co., Ltd. would like to announce that net sales increased to 72,699 million yen (up 44.6% from the same term last year) in the 9 months of fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.

As for profits, operating income increased to 9,838 million yen (up 45.9 % from the same term last year), and ordinary income increased to 10,054 million yen (up 72.6 % from the same term last year). Net income for the current period increased to 6,645 million yen (up 104.9 % from the same term last year).

They have revealed that Resident Evil 6 has shipped 4.8 million units, and it has done better than they originally expected. Their original forecast was 4.5 million. They have also mentioned that the game has lost momentum after selling well early on.

“The flagship title “Resident Evil 6″ (for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), despite recording brisk sales when it debuted, subsequently lost its momentum, resulting in the failure to achieve planned sales and fulfill its role as a driver of sales expansion.”

They have released the sales of Dragon’s Dogma as well and it has shipped 1.3 million. Capcom had originally forecasted 1.5 million for the game.

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