Capcom Co., Ltd. today announced that net sales decreased to 28,676 million yen in its consolidated business results for the first six months of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 (down 9.4% from the same period in the previous year). As for profits, operating income was 1,715 million yen (down 39.7% from the previous year), and ordinary income was 514 million yen (down 82.2% from the previous year). Net income attributable to owners of the parent decreased to 405 million yen (down 79.2% from the previous year).
During this six-month period, Monster Hunter Generations and re-releases of popular titles from Resident Evil franchise reported solid sales overseas in the Digital Contents business. As the launch of the major titles will be concentrated in the second half of the year, the majority of titles released during this period were minor or catalog titles.
As a result, consolidated net sales were 28,676 million yen, operating income was 1,715 million yen. The Company also recorded an ordinary income of 514 million yen due to foreign exchange losses of 1,167 million yen caused by the rapidly rising yen and a net income attributable to owners of the parent of 405 million yen.
Forecast for the consolidated results for the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 remains the same as what was projected at the financial results announcement on May 9, 2016. This is due to focusing on the releases of major titles such as Resident Evil 7 biohazard and Dead Rising 4 in the Digital Content Business, as well as the major pachislo machine Monster Hunter Kyoryu Sensen.