Konami has announced its financial results for the quarter of the fiscal year which ended on September 30th. Overall there has been a significant increase in revenue and profit over the year. Video games continue to be the most profitable source of income for the company.
Konami has stated that they have “high hopes for the game industry to offer new experiences through game content in various ways.” In light of this, the company is hopeful that people will spend money to “enrich daily life” and video games can offer such new experiences that people desire.
Mobile games such as Yu-Gi-Oh! and Duel Links continue to sell well on mobile devices. The latest iteration of Pro Evolution Soccer has also been doing well and has received favorable reviews.
As ways of reaching audiences have diversified, Konami believes in making video game experiences unique to t capabilities of each platform. Konami will continue to work in the realm of eSports and with reference to card games ,will continue “aggressive promotions within the area of eSports.”
Konami also made a mention of upcoming games such as Metal Gear Survive which will be out in February, 2018 and ANUBIS ZONE OF THE ENDERS : Ｍ∀ＲＳ which is set to be released sometime in 2018.