Operating income tumbles after quiet quarter for Capcom

A lack of new releases saw Capcom post a 72.9 per cent decrease in operating income for the quarter ending June 2013.

Net sales fell 6.2 per cent to 17,457m. Net income was down 37.3 per cent at 828m.

Resident Evil Revelations basically achieved projected units” according to Capcom while Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen enjoyed solid sales” and Monster Hunter Frontier G performed steadily”.

Repeat sales of Resident Evil 5 also continued to contribute while Smurfs’ Village maintained its long-term popularity, providing stable income” although in general mobile did not achieve expected levels of sales due in part to the lack of major titles”.

Games in isolation saw net sales fall 9.4 per cent to 12,454m while operating income fell 82.4 per cent to just 423m.

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