Profits at Capcom were up last quarter, thanks primarily to "highly profitable" digital downloads of catalogue titles.
The Japanese developer and publisher posted a modest year-on-year sales increase of 4.3% to reach ¥17,938 million ($164 million) for the period
Operating income however saw the biggest spike, rising 50.8% year-on-year to reach ¥7,703 million ($70.6 million) for the period.
It's leading catalogue titles such as Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry 5, and Monster Hunter: World all continued to perform well, with overseas sales growing and profits rising thanks to the high margin of digital downloads.
Capcom also attributes its performance last quarter to a focus on marketing and promotion around its multi-platform strategy.
Additionally, the company restructured unprofitable businesses like the Arcade Game Sales sub-segment, while allocating resources to the growth sector of esports.
Overall, its video game business accounted for the vast majority of revenue and profit, grossing of ¥13,977 million ($128 million), with an operating income of ¥7,773 million ($71.2 million), up 1.4% and 34.8% year-on-year respectively.