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Resident Evil And Monster Hunter Games Drive Record Profits For Capcom

Capcom‘s latest financial results have posted record profits for the Japanese video game giant, with sales of Resident Evil titles, Monster Hunter World and the newly-released Monster Hunter Rise driving strong performance for the company during the 12 months ended March 31, 2021.

Net sales spiked 17% year-on-year, while operating income arrived at 34.6 billion yen (an increase of 51.6%) and standard income hit 35 billion yen — an increase of 52%. This is the eighth consecutive year for operating income growth at Capcom, and the fourth consecutive year for record profits.

In terms of games, the likes of Resident Evil 2 Remake, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition all pull in the punters, with the latter having “performed well” on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

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Resident Evil Village is Capcom’s latest major project, having launched on May 7, 2021 for PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, so no doubt that game will also contributed to Capcom’s performance during the current financial year.

You can read our review of Resident Evil Village here.

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