Square Enix sales rise 33%, profits fall 55.7%

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Square Enix has seen its sales rise 33.2 per cent for the six months ending September 30th.

The company's sales have reached 90.6 billion Yen ($998 million), however, profits have fallen 55.7 per cent to 2.68 billion Yen ($29.5 million).

Sales were driven by Dragon Quest IX, which has sold 3.93 million copies worldwide, as well as Batman: Arkham Aslyum, which shifted 2.63 million copies and Kingdom Hearts 365/2, which sold through 1.22 million units.

For the full fiscal year, Square Enix predicts revenues to rise 32.7 per cent year-on-year, while the company expects to turn a 10 billion yen ($110 million) profit, a rise of 57.9 per cent year-on-year.