Nihon Falcom’s latest financial report indicates a drop in sales year-on-year.
Nihon Falcom’s Trails or Kiseki series has shipped over 4.5 million units throughout its lifetime. This is according to the company’s financial report for the fiscal year quarter that runs from October 1st to December 31st 2019. Last November, the developer reported over 4.3 million units sold during the series’ lifetime.
Falcom saw 477 million Yen in sales during the quarter, which is down 14.5 percent year-on-year. The product division’s sales for the quarter were 32 million Yen (which is down 67.8 percent compared to the same period last year) while the licensing division, which handles overseas sales, raked in 444 million Yen (which is a 2.7 percent drop year-on-year). Operating income was reported as 300 million Yen, which is down 19.9 percent year-on-year.
Thankfully, there’s quite a bit to look forward to from the company, both in Japan and abroad. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Zero and Trails of Azure are being remastered for PS4 and releasing on April 23rd and May 28th respectively in Japan. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3 is coming to Switch in March for Japan and Q2 2020 worldwide along with a PC release on March 23rd. Finally, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of the Beginning will be out on PS4 this Summer and serve as an end for the series.