Capcom has adjusted its earnings outlook for the current fiscal year, ending March 31, 2011. Despite some promising sales numbers in Japan from Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes
and the Japan-only Monster Hunter spinoff Monhan Nikki Pokapoka Airu Mura
, the publisher is expecting 91 billion yen in net sales this year ($1.09 billion) instead of the previous estimate of 95 billion ($1.14 billion).
Contributing factors to the falling forecast include the rising yen vs. the dollar and euro, the one-month delay
of Dead Rising 2
, and continued fallout from underperformance
of Lost Planet 2
. On a happier note, this reduced forecast is still much better than the 66.84 billion yen Capcom pulled in last year