NCsoft reports Q2 income profit increase of 451%

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 12 August 2009 19:04 GMT


NCsoft has reported a sales and income increase for Q2 fiscal year 2010, with net income at $27.1 million which is up 451 percent compared to the previous quarter.

Sales increased 70 percent to $110.5 million, operating profit rose 353 percent year-over-year to $38.1 million.

Aion: The Tower of Eternity, already out in Korea, Japan and Taiwan, made up 34 percent of those sales with Lineage 2 bringing in 31 percent, and Lineage 23 percent.

Based on Q2, the company has raised its revenue guidance by 17 percent to $470 million, with operating profit forecasted at 80 percent to $144.4 million.

NCsoft’s latest MMO, Aion, is expected to launch in the US and UK September 22 and 25, respectively.

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