The market for remakes of beloved classics has proved to be lucrative for Square Enix and Capcom. This is a trend that shows no signs of slowing down, according to SuperData.
Resident Evil 2, Monster Hunter World, and Devil May Cry V are the largest contributors to the publisher's successful quarter.
Resident Evil 2, DMC5, and Monster Hunter World were Capcom's software hat trick, but esports expansion into the west will play a big role for the upcoming fiscal year.
Street Fighter League: Amateur-US will follow SLG's competitive rubric, including 'hometown teams,' live events, and 'premiere amateur content' for Super League TV.
Contributors to the FB Alpha software, used to make Capcom's classic arcade ROMs run more smoothly, are unhappy over its use in the commercial product.
While total software and hardware sales dropped across January 2019 compared to January 2018, Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts 3 and Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake both performed remarkably well during January.
Monster Hunter: World continues to stomp out the competition.
Capcom's remasters (and re-remasters) are a key part of its business.