If it's not the best news ever, at least we've got some good news from Funcom
today. The studio posted its first quarter financial report
, showing that it had solid sales and "significant" operating expense savings because of the recent restructuring of its organization.
Funcom made over $6.3 million of revenue in the first quarter, mostly thanks to sales and subscriptions of The Secret World
and Age of Conan
. The studio said that it saved almost $1.2 million of operating expenses in the same period thanks to the restructuring. Also, The Secret World
made more money in Q1 2013 than Q4 2012 thanks to its new business model.
In terms of game news, Funcom is pushing forward with its LEGO Minifigures MMO, the new Anarchy Online
graphic engine, a summer release for Issue #7 of The Secret World
, and development of several smaller titles. Both LEGO
and Funcom will be working to "establish closer integration between the physical product and the game." Finally, thanks to recent decisions by the studio, both Anarchy Online
and The Secret World
are boasting larger numbers of players than in the previous quarter.