The Demon’s Souls Effect On Atlus USA’s Profits

By Spencer . October 21, 2010 . 4:08am

Index Holdings, the parent company of Atlus, released profit and loss figures for Atlus USA. The US subsidiary  did significantly better in fiscal year 2010, the period between September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2010 (Persona style school year) compared to fiscal year 2009.

 

We’ll let these pictures key games in Atlus USA’s lineups and the numbers do the talking from here.

 

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Sales: 2,732 million yen ($30.35 million*)

Operating Profit: posted a 104 million yen ($1.14 million*) operating loss

*Since the yen to dollar ratio changed significantly we used last year’s yen exchange rate to calculate the dollar values.

 

 

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Sales: 3,299 million yen ($40.7 million)

Operating Profit: 437 million yen ($5.39 million)

 

Index Holdings specifically points out strong sales of Demon’s Souls as a reason for the boost.



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