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In a launch from Konami, the Japanese writer has drastically reduce its monetary outlook for 2023, nearly in half. Whereas they initially regarded to make an working revenue of 76.5 billion yen, they’ve slashed that forecast to 42.5 billion. That’s a slightly sizeable distinction, however the writer isn’t actually saying what the reason for it’s.
Whereas I’m completely biting my tongue attempting to invest on the reason for Konami’s monetary woes, folks smarter than me counsel it most likely has so much to do with the disappointing efficiency of eFootball 2023. There’s additionally no indication of when the multitude of just lately introduced entries within the Silent Hill sequence are going to drop. They is perhaps planning a launch exterior the monetary yr on this report.
Nonetheless, I’m going to say it’s as a result of they aren’t specializing in the Ganbare Goemon sequence. Clearly, a renewal of that sequence would shift mad loot into their coffers. On the very least, perhaps much less give attention to attempting to face out within the cell market. However what do I do know? I’m not a monetary bigwig, I’m simply one of many folks they’re attempting to get the cash out of.
Critically, although, this doesn’t imply Konami is financially imperiled. They’re nonetheless bringing in an working revenue, it simply signifies that they’re simply not making all of the cash.