In the most recent annual report, the Japanese developer and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment has now announced how successful the company was last year. Among other things, 25.5 million games were distributed.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has unveiled the current business figures of the fiscal year 2017. In the period from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, the company generated a profit of more than $ 356 million, with sales of almost $ 5 billion. Thus, an increase of approximately 7.7 per cent compared to the previous year was achieved, while the growth of the profit amounted to 27.7 per cent.
In particular, Network Content and Home Video Games generated a major portion of sales and the company predicted further growth for the fiscal year 2018. In addition, Bandai Namco announced that it was able to surrender 25.5 million copies of its own games last year. Of this, around 4 million units are attributable to Japan, ten million units to America and eleven million units to Europe. 65 different games were published worldwide.
According to the company’s own forecast, the company expects to launch 65 games in the new financial year. In addition, the delivery of 24.4 million units is expected.