Net income, however, dropped to $47 million, a fall of 15.7 per cent compared to the previous year.
The video game unit in isolation generated net sales of $351 million, a 2.6 per cent rise. Operating income for the division reached $65 million, a climb of 175 per cent.
Xbox 360 duo Dead Rising and Lost Planet, along with PSP hit Monster Hunter Freedom 2, which has sold over one million copies in Japan, were named as the driving force behind the results. In addition, its publishing of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in Japan proved highly successful.
Capcom’s arcade division, however, saw operating income drop by nearly 18 per cent to $16 million.