Sega Sammy operating income was up 246.6% this quarter, thanks primarily to soaring entertainment segment profits.
The Tokyo-based firm posted a modest sales increase of 5.7%, reaching 72,734 million ($670 million) yen for the period, while operating income improved from 935 million ($8.6 million) to 3,409 million yen ($31.3 million).
Games, arcades, and animation continues as Sega Sammy's most successful segment, this quarter posting revenue of 53,230 million ($490 million), nearly 18% year-on-year.