Capcom profit falls 37 percent

Publisher reports net income for the latest quarter decreases to ¥828 million; Resident Evil: Revelations "basically achieved" projected sales.

Capcom today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, revealing net income decreased to ¥828 million ($8.4 million), down 37.3 percent year-over-year. Net sales also fell for the quarter, sliding 6.2 percent to ¥17.5 billion yen ($177.8 million)

During the April-June quarter, Capcom said Resident Evil: Revelations "basically achieved" projected unit sales at 900,000 copies, while Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen achieved "solid sales" of 550,000 copies in the company's digital content business.

Lifetime Resident Evil franchise sales now stand at over 57 million units, across 86 released titles to date.

"Consolidated financial results for ended June 30, 2013 was decreased in sales and all profits from the same term last year, because of the lower ASP for the package software and the lack of major titles for the mobile contents in the Digital Content business," Capcom said.

Online game Monster Hunter Frontier G performed "strongly," Capcom said, while the Taiwanese browser game Onimusha Soul "enjoyed a successful launch," according to the company.

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