Square Enix Raises Earnings Forecasts on Strong Deus Ex Performance
Square Enix announced today an upward revision in its earnings forecasts for the first half of the fiscal year. In August, the company forecast 56,000 million yen in sales, 3,500 million yen operating income and 1,500 million yen net income. Today, it upped these to 57,000 million yen, 7,300 million yen and 3,700 million yen.
Reasons cited or the increase included strong sales of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and earnings from smartphone and SNS divisions. Outside of its digital contents division, the company saw better-than-expected performance from its amusement business and publishing (comics, books) business.