March 30, 2023

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Monster Hunter Rise and Resident Evil 3 fuel another record year for Capcom

Capcom has seen record profits for the fourth year in a row.

Revenue for the financial year ending 31st March 2021 was 95.3bn yen (£622m), up 16.8 percent from the previous year, with profit of 34.6bn yen (£226m), up 51.6 percent from the previous fiscal year)

Capcom pointed to the success of Monster Hunter Rise and the Resident Evil 3 remake, as well as sales growth for high margin back catalogue titles including Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and the Resident Evil 2 remake. Capcom said the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S version of Devil May Cry 5 “also performed well”. The boost to video game interest during lockdowns also helped.

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