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Hoshi No Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius boost Square Enix's FY16 sales 28% to $2 billion

Hoshi No Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius boost Square Enix's FY16 sales 28% to $2 billion

Square Enix (TYO:9684) has announced its FY16 financials, the 12 month period ending 31 March 2016.

Net sales were up 28% year-on-year to $2 billion.

Profits were up 49% to $183 million.

Square Enix consists of various business units, including arcade games, publications, and merchandising, plus the usual console and mobile games (Digital Entertainment).

During FY16, digital entertainment was 74% of overall sales.

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Square Enix pointed to the strong performance of its mobile and PC browser games during FY16, which accounted for 32% of digital entertainment.

Successful mobile launches during the year included Hoshi No Dragon Quest (a top 10 grossing game), Final Fantasy Brave Exvius (also a top 10 grossing game), and Mobius Final Fantasy (a top 20 iPhone grossing game in Japan).

[source: Square Enix IR]

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