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Koei Tecmo Announces Record Financial Results as Samurai Warriors 5 Has Shipped 410,000 Units

Today Koei Tecmo announced its financial results for the first half of the fiscal year that will end on March 31, 2022.
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Today Koei Tecmo announced its financial results for the first half of the fiscal year that will end on March 31, 2022.

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We can take a look at the overall results below, alongside those by segment, with the Entertainment Business focusing on video games.

Both the overall results and the video game segment showcases sharp growth both in net sales and operating income compared to the same period last year.

This is a record performance for Koei Tecmo for a first half of the fiscal year.

We also learn that shipments of Samurai Warriors 5 have passed 410,000 units worldwide as of September 30. Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection is also performing well, alongside steady repeat sales of games like Nioh 2: Complete Edition.

As for Gust games, while there was no update for overall shipments, we hear that sales continue to be strong, focused on the Atelier Ryza series.

Koei Tecmo also spelled its goals for the fiscal years until 2023. They aim to produce a new IP that will sell over 5 million units and to have at least one game that will sell over two million units every fiscal year, on top of a smartphone game able to sell more than 2 billion yen and multiple able to achieve 1 billion each every month.

The goal is to achieve 30 billion yen operating income by the fiscal year 2023.

If you’d like to compare, you can check out Koei Tecmo’s results in the previous quarter in our dedicated article from July.

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