has released information on the latest fiscal quarter, and the numbers presumably made some happy faces at NCsoft
according to a report at Gamasutra
Just a few short months after the September launch of Aion
for North America and Europe, NCsoft reports record profits in its fiscal fourth quarter. Sales were up 99% year-on-year, thanks in large part to the hugely hyped Aion
, which sold over 300,000 copies through pre-order alone.
is responsible for 48% of the sales numbers, the Lineage
IP held its own easily, with Lineage
accounting for 27% of sales and Lineage 2
holding 20%. Lineage
has been around and performing steadily since 1998, but the recently revitalized franchise was a big factor in NCsoft's success over the past year.
The full report can be viewed here