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SEGA Announce Focus On Digital As Retail Losses Total Nearly $200 Million

SEGA Networks.

Whilst SEGA’s holding company posted a net income of $273 million, the video game sector saw losses of $189 million over the last financial year.

Some games did well, mind – Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games shifted 3.28 million copies, and the slightly lacklustre Sonic Generations 1.85 million copies, with 17.2 million games sold worldwide in total.

For the coming year, the financial statement hints at software levels for certain consoles: there’ll be eight Vita games, but no Wii or DS games in the next twelve months.

But here’s the killer – SEGA, like others, is adapting its model to move towards digital and mobile sales, with SEGA Networks being formed with Haruki Satomi as president.

  1. Awayze
    Since: Jul 2010

    Yakuza, Super Monkey Ball and a Sonic game should be in the works for Vita.

    Comment posted on 14/05/2012 at 04:24.
    • Sympo
      Since: Aug 2009

      Not Monkeyball.. :/ but isn’t that already being made? Oh its released…

      Comment posted on 14/05/2012 at 12:18.

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