Capcom's Resident Evil and Street Fighter franchises contribute significantly to the sharp rise in sales, pushing the company's overall financial performance.

Capcom Celebrates Remarkable Financials with Resident Evil and Street Fighter

Quite recently, gaming giant Microsoft made known the formidable 13% rise in its overall Xbox content and services revenue, driven by the launch of Starfield in their Fiscal Year 2024 Quarter 1 financials. Similarly, renowned Japanese video game developer and publisher, Capcom, has disclosed strong financial results for its six-month period that concluded in September. The notable elevation in both income and profit is ascribed to the spectacular market response to its reimagined Resident Evil 4 and Street Fighter 6 games.

Capcom's new round of financials sees a striking jump in total game sales, ascending from the 21.3 million units sold during the same period last year, to a notable 22.6 million units. This has resulted in an extraordinary 53% swell in net sales, escalating from 49,067 million Yen to 74,934 million Yen. The firm also enjoyed a 55% climb in operating income. The factors accounting for this spike, as pointed out by Capcom, include the release of its Resident Evil 4 remake and Street Fighter 6; released in March and June respectively, and its popular Monster Hunter series.

Delving into specifics, the remake of the fourth installment in the iconic Resident Evil franchise has so far sold roughly 5.45 million units. Meanwhile, Street Fighter 6 has garnered a sale of 2.47 million units, following its release on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC platforms. Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise, replete with its Sunbreak expansion, has managed to sell more than 6.5 million units. Dominating the remakes arena, the Resident Evil 2 remake has sold over 13 million units, while the third installment's remake sits comfortably at 8 million units. Following suit, Capcom's spin on the popular Pokemon Go, Monster Hunter Now, has been downloaded more than 10 million times.

Sales of Capcom's critically acclaimed franchises have played a colossal role in shaping its successful financial standing. The Resident Evil series alone has reportedly shifted more than 150 million units. The Monster Hunter series isn't far behind having crossed the 95 million mark. The renowned Street Fighter franchise has sold a commendable 52 million units in total. Other noteworthy series contributing to Capcom's formidable sales include Mega Man, with 41 million units sold, Devil May Cry, with total sales of 30 million units, and Dragon's Dogma that has sold nearly 7.9 million units.

Capcom's impressive triumph in the gaming market demonstrates the enduring popularity and demand for its classic franchises as well as the innovative remakes of its iconic titles. The bustling demand for these games from both diehard fans and newcomers alike is a testament to Capcom's thoughtful strategy in delivering quality games that resonate with its customers.

Author Image

Darryl Polo

Hey there! I'm Darryl Polo, and I've been deep in the web design and blogging game for over 20 years. It's been a wild journey, evolving with the digital age, crafting websites, and sharing stories online. But hey, when I'm not behind the screen, you'll likely spot me rocking my all-time favorite kicks, the Air Jordan 4s. And after a day of design? Nothing beats unwinding with some Call of Duty action or diving into platformer games. It's all about balance, right? Pixels by day, platforms by night!

Post Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment!