Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Shipped 6 Million Units; Konami Posts Financials

on January 29, 2016 3:07 AM

Konami posted today its financial results for the nine months ended on December 31st, and they’re quite positive. All the values in the black, even if profits are slightly lower than in the equivalent period of the previous fiscal year.

The company also revised upwards its revenue prediction for the full fiscal year.

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In particular, the Digital Entertainment segment, which includes video games, remains the company’s bigger earner, and the one that turns the largest profits.

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Interestingly, we also learn that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (a Hideo Kojima Game) shipped a whopping six million copies worldwide since its release, including both physical retail copies and digital download.

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One thing is for sure: while Hideo Kojima isn’t working at Konami anymore, he can be proud of his game’s continuing success.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.