Double Profits of Square Enix
Square Enix, the Japanese video game publisher that is behind the franchises such as Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy have announced their sales outcomes for the 9-month period that ended December 31. Square Enix announced year-over-year income for the sum revenue and profit.
Its income was ¥118 billion ($1 billion) that is up to 16% in contrast to the previous year which the company announced ¥102 billion ($870 million) in sales. The profit confirmed year-on-year income, more than doubling-up from last year’s ¥5.2 billion ($44.4 million) to this year’s ¥10.9 billion ($92.9 million).
For now, Suare Enix’s Digital Entertainment, game-specific division, confirmed revenue of ¥75 billion ($639.6 million), upbeat 33.4% year-over-year. Working revenue also raised to 107.6% to ¥14 billion ($119.4 million).
Smartphone and PC games including Sengoku IXA and Dragon Quest Monsters Super Light,” games that continue to boast strong performance” was called out by the company. In the meantime, games on other smartphones like Schoolgirl Strikers, Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur and Final Fantasy are also important provider of Square Enix’s foundation line.
On the other hand, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 also sold well and “strong” which Square Enix confirmed and the company added that Dragon Quest X and Final Fantasy XIV are making more positive growth.