Japan gobbled up 1.6 million copies of Monster Hunter Tri G, Capcom reports in their end of 2012 fiscal year report. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City and Street Fighter X Tekken sold over one million units too. Capcom says while Operation Raccoon City performed steadily, Street Fighter X Tekken sales lagged.
Monster Hunter Frontier Online for PC and Xbox 360 also showed steady growth.
Update: See actual sales of Street Fighter X Tekken and Operation Raccoon City compared to Capcom’s forecasts here.
For the next fiscal year (the period between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013) Capcom will focus on releasing “major titles” for the overseas market. Capcom points out Resident Evil 6 and Dragon’s Dogma as two key titles for global expansion.
Capcom reported 82 billion yen in sales ($1 billion), down 16% from fiscal year 2011. Operating income for fiscal year 2012 is 12.318 billion yen or $154 million (down 13.8% from FY2011) and overall Capcom posted a positive net income of 6.723 billion yen or $84 million (down 13.2% from FY2011).