Capcom announced last quarter that its net sales and profit reached record levels thanks to its new games and digital sales.
Capcom announced the news in a press release on its website. The company announced in its results for the quarter ended June 30 that net sales increased by 104.1% year on year to 48.4 million yen. Capcom also said its operating income was 23.6 million yen (up 120.4% year-on-year) and regular income of 23.9 million yen (an increase of 125.0% year-on-year). These figures mean Capcom’s “highest net sales for the first quarter, as well as the highest of all profit items,” according to the press release.
Resident Evil Village
Capcom is crediting some of its success with the latest installment in the Resident Evil franchise. Village’a tied up. The game, which was released in May, has sold over 4.5 million copies on various platforms.
Monster Hunter Rise
Capcom reported that growing interest in Monster Hunter Rise, which was released for Nintendo Switch in March outside of Resident Evil Village, has contributed to the company’s financial success. In addition, Capcom said, “High-margin digital sales grew significantly and increased profitability, with total sales of 13.3 million units, exceeding our revenue in the same period of the previous fiscal year by 9.2 million units.”
Jared Moore is a freelance writer at MRT.