Capcom Revaluates Its Business To Counter Quality Decline

Capcom has revaluated its fiscal year 2013 profit forecasts in light of a “special loss” that resulted from “the sudden and significant changes in the operating environment of the Digital Contents business” as well as the cancellation of several high profile in-development titles.

The company’s original estimates forecasted revenues of 93.5 billion yen ($950.0 million) and profits of 6.5 billion yen ($66.0 million) for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2013. However, it ended up reporting a loss of 7.3 billion yen ($74.0 million).

In wake of those losses, the company revaluated its operations and initiated a company-wide restructuring. As part of this restructuring, the company decided to change its strategy to increase focus on DLC and in-house development.

The company acknowledged that there has been a "decline in quality of titles outsourced to overseas developers." As a result, some in-development outsourced games will be brought in-house while others will be outright cancelled.

According to Capcom’s revisited estimates, the company now forecasts reduced profits of 2.9 billion yen ($29.6 million) for the year, down 55.4 percent compared to its previous forecast.

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Well, greed has its place.

I have been playing games for 2 decades. I remember when expansion packs were for free. I am sadden by the all the greed. When the next gen console do come out, I am not going to purchase one. I will not pay $70 for a game I cannot trade nor can you justify the amount of money that 1 game will cost. I don't care of all the hype. It is over, get ready for the next console crash of this century. I am sure that plenty of people will agree. **** you ******** for being the reason why the new strategy will not work anymore. I will stick to my cheap tablet games. Late.

Focus on DLCs? From what I

Focus on DLCs? From what I see online that seems to be part of the problem or a HUGE part of the problem. Just make a good game Resident Evil been waiting for something like PS1 and PS2 versions. Even the remake for Wii was better than what they are putting out. Outbreak was something new but still had the old formula, and classic sounds.

capcom .....

usa and eu shouldnt touch japanese games ... us is for movies japan is for games , capgay killed its games , same games that made it what it is , and yeah RE 6 is not a resident evil neither 5 its just an us game with explosions and guns , **** that seriously

Yeah well that's what happens....

That's what happens when you make ****, sell said **** overpriced, and then keep trying to sell lame *** DLC **** that should have been included with your ****** **** in the first place! **** you CAPCOM, I've given you too much damned money for over a decade now. And what the **** was up with RE6?!

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