Publisher fails to replicate its strong 2008 performance, sales down 45%

Konami stung by sales slump

The huge global success that was Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots was always going to be tough act to follow – and so it has proved for publisher Konami with year-on-year revenues steeply down for the quarter ending June 30th 2009.

In total sales dipped by 45 per cent compared to the same period the year before at YEN 24.6bn. Revenues at Konami’s gaming division saw a decline of 21 per cent.

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