The company announces its fiscal results with lower sales and profits in its gaming division.
Bandai namco has published this morning his financial report with the results of the first quarter of the fiscal year, between April and June 2021. A period with positive results for the company in the global calculation, although lower than 2020 in your division of video game, whose report leaves us with some very interesting details about Scarlet Nexus, the last great Action RPG from the Japanese company.
Shared by Twinfinite, the Bandai Namco report highlights the launch of Scarlet Nexus as one of the main engines of its digital content division in the period, as well as catalog titles. Without disclosing its current figures, the company claims that Scarlet Nexus has had a strong start, and they expect me to sell more than 1 million games by March 2022, when the fiscal year ends.
They also make clear their intentions to turn Scarlet Nexus into a new saga important to them, thanks to the good joint performance that the game has had and his anime series, produced by Sunrise. Regarding the data for the quarter, Bandai Namco closed the period with net income of 178,049 million yen (+ 22.8%). But nevertheless, its video game division the data for 2020 worsens. The digital segment registers sales of 66,834 million yen (515 million euros), which represents an annual change in the -12.6%.
In addition, the benefits of the video game division fall into -39%, up to 11,827 million yen (91 million euros). This segment will surely improve its figures with future releases that the company has planned for the current fiscal year, ranging from an expected Tales of Arise (September 10) to an even more anticipated Elden Ring, one of the games that generates the most expectations right now, and which will be available this January.
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