Square Enix sees 68% profit increase

At 21.4 billion yen, Square Enix’s operating income in the nine months ending December 31, 2009 saw an increase of 67.7 percent over the previous year, the company has reported along with a 30 percent increase in net sales (135 billion).

The good performance is attributed to the Japanese releases of Final Fantasy XIII and Dragon Quest IX. Batman: Arkham Asylum from their recently acquired Eidos branch was among the culprits responsible for the success as well.