experienced a 49 percent decrease in profits for the first half (ending September 30) of its fiscal year, banking ¥906 million ($11.9M) during the period. The company saw overall sales of ¥29 billion ($385M), a 28 percent decrease from the same period last year.
Monster Hunter Freedom 3 HD Ver.
and Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
"performed solidly" in the first half, with Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
"achieving projected sales." The consumer online games division saw an operating income of ¥2,251 million ($29.6M), down 50.3 percent from last year.
On the other hand, the mobile division saw massive increases during the first half of the year, with net sales of ¥2.5 billion ($33M, up 89 percent) and operating income of ¥903 million ($11.9M, up 201 percent). This was in large part thanks to The Smurfs Village
, which "served as the driving force in increasing Capcom's financial results." The company announced last month the freemium title had reached 15 million downloads