Capcom announced that it had a record year for the fourth consecutive year, with the influence of Resident Evil Village and Monster Hunter Rise.
Capcom reported that during the 12-month period ending March 31, 2021, the company had a record year in terms of profit, with net sales. The company will grow with its two best-selling games this year.
Capcom has a record year thanks to Resident Evil and Monster Hunter
According to the latest financial results, the Japanese publisher had a record financial year in terms of profit. With its new games like Resident Evil Village and Monster Hunter Rise selling well, the company’s profit continues to increase over the past years. In the fiscal year ending March 31, net sales increased 17 percent, operating income increased 51.6 percent and regular income increased by 52 percent. The company’s total operating income was 34.6 billion yen ($ 317 million), while its normal income reached 35 billion yen ($ 321 million).
The numbers represent the eighth consecutive year of operating revenue growth for Capcom and the fourth consecutive year of record profits. Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch was a good success with a total sales of over 4 million worldwide as of March 31st. Capcom, sales until April 5 That it reaches 5 million units told.
The games they released were successful in both the short and long term, which greatly increased Capcom’s profits. Capcom has had a very prosperous year, thanks to long-lived games like Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. However, the company reported that Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition “performed well” on next-generation platforms.
The company reported that it is working to increase development personnel and expand the game line by both advancing its existing series and creating new series. Last summer, Pragmata, the first new IP they announced in 8 years, was shown to the players.
However, Resident Evil Village made a strong debut on PC on May 7, comfortably breaking the series’ record for concurrent players on Steam. At the same time, it managed to reach the top of the best sellers in terms of sales. The formula used by the company for its new games seems to be very popular with the players. So have you played Village? Do not forget to mention your opinion in the comments.