Sega Sammy Profits Jump 416% to ¥12.9 billion

by William D'Angelo, posted on 01 August 2013 / 5,007 Views

Sega Sammy has released its first quarter sales for its 2014 fiscal year, which ended June 30. Revenue increased 29 percent to ¥90.7 billion, from ¥69.9 billion a year ago. Profits jumped 416 percent to ¥12.9 billion, from ¥2.5 billion.

Company of Heroes 2 managed to sell 380,000 units despite only being available for just a week. Phantasy Star Online 2 sold 500,000 units for the PlayStation Vita. This is the combined sales at retail and digital.

Sales of packaged games increased 13.4 percent to ¥7.6 billion, from ¥6.7 billion. Digital sales increased 60.8 percent to ¥8.2 billion, from ¥5.1 billion.

The total number of games sold did decrease 9.7 perfect to 1.21 million, from 1.34 million. Europe was Sega Sammy's biggest market with 570,000 games sold. There were 370,000 games sold in the US and 250,000 games sold in Japan.

Sega Sammy is expecting full year revenue to reach ¥485 billion, which would be up from ¥321.4 billion during the same period a year ago. Profits for the year are expected to hit ¥47 billion, up from ¥33.4 billion.


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7 Comments

saicho (on 01 August 2013)

isn't PSO2 free to download? how does it sold 500,000 units for the PlayStation Vita get counted?


WagnerPaiva (on 01 August 2013)

Wow at Phantasy Star sales


NSS7 (on 01 August 2013)

Wow 80% of PSO2 come from digital sales


outlawauron (on 01 August 2013)

Proofreading. "The total number of games sold did decrease 9.7 perfect to 1.21 million...."


morenoingrato (on 01 August 2013)

Someone had a cool quarter.


Nem (on 01 August 2013)

Still no PSO2 for the west... im happy that they make money, but im not happy that this is a spec of the SEGA i used to love. The SEGA where we didnt have to grovel for games to be released in the west.


MohammadBadir (on 01 August 2013)

Go SEGA!