SEGA published the financial results of the third quarter of the financial year, which took place from October to December. 2019. Although net sales and operating profit has increased in annual sliding, there was a disappointment because their new versions of the quarter have sold by expectations.
The main versions of SEGA, including persona 5 Royal and Sakura Wars for the PS4 in Japan, and _Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games _pour Nintendo Switch, all sold “below expectations”, confirmed Sega. Although income increased by 26% for its console games, profits fell by 43% compared to the previous year. This could be due to the increase in expenses involved when releaseing a new game.
The first three titles were phantasy star online 2, Poing of the North Star Legends revive, and sega Pocket Club Manager. Phantasy Star Online 2 was still at the top, despite his release almost 8 years ago.
Sales data indicate that persona 5 Royal had sold nearly 245,000 units and sakura Wars 160,000 units in retail at the end of December, even if they have not yet been launched in the West.
However, SEGA stressed that previously published games have exceeded expectations, including game sales such as football manager, Total War, _ and _yakuza Series. In fact, they sold 12.39 million units from its games released previously. In addition, SEGA sold 6.94 million units of its new games in the first nine months of the current year.
SEGA plans its next major outings for the fourth quarter in progress yakuza 7, which was released last month, and persona 5 Scrable: The Phantom Stikers, which is released this month. Both went out in Japan. _ Persona 5 Royal_ in the United States and Europe on March 31, which should also boost their sales this quarter.