Demon's Souls Does Well, Atlus Swimming In Profit

Atlus posted huge gains. Thanks to their North American branch, Atlus USA, the publisher made 378 million yen (roughly $4.15 million) in operating profit for the first half of their fiscal year. The figure is up 236.1% compared to the same period last year.

In the previous quarter alone, Atlus USA raked in 346 million yen ($3.81 million) in operating profit, which was a 578.5% increase compared to last year. Strong overseas sales of Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, 101-in-1 Party Megamix, and Demon's Souls were attributed to growth.

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sinncross3191d ago

Awesome good news!

Hopefully they are working on a sequel. Also, From Software are supporting the PS Move. I wouldn't mind DS2 offering additional support for the PS Move. It could actually help it be marketed at a new demographic along with the traditional gamers.

blue7xx73191d ago

Yeah I could see Demon souls working with Move

raztad3191d ago (Edited 3191d ago )

I think SCEA has to be in collective FACEPALM mode. They allowed ATLUS to go away with all this profit, being the game a Sony IP.

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Sh!t happens when you dont believe in your own thing.

legendkilla3191d ago

i cannot wait for Demon's Souls 2!!!! what a good game it is :)

kwicksandz3191d ago

And the Failures over at SCEE havent even bothered to release the game at all. nice one sony, you idiots!

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nefertis3191d ago

I love this game this game needs dlc, come on atlus talk too From Software about more content . Playb3yond

TooTall193191d ago

Now hopefully we can see even better things coming from games Atlus publishes.

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