Square Enix Takes Quarterly Earnings Hit
Posted by Damien McFerran
Still plenty more hit points left, though
Japanese super-publisher Square Enix has made public its financial results for for the opening quarter of 2012, posting a net loss of 2,077 million yen.
The figures — which take in the first three months of the financial year up to June 2012 — are attributed by the company to poor console sales. Dragon Quest Monsters Terry's Wonderland 3D on the Nintendo 3DS has apparently sold very well in Japan, but other titles have disappointed commercially. However, Square Enix did reveal that some of its non-console projects — specifically browser-based and mobile games — performed 'favourably'.