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People loved Octopath Traveler, but it wasn’t enough to stop Square Enix from taking a financial hit

Square Enix seems to be having a tough go of it, according to its latest fiscal report, showing significant losses for the past six months despite some pretty big releases in that time period.

Octopath Traveler launched this summer and was, generally speaking, a critical success, selling out regularly weeks after its release. Square Enix also launched Shadow of the Tomb Raider this fall, but it wasn’t enough to stop the company from taking $33 million USD in losses for the last six-month period ending on September 30. That’s . . . not great. … [MORE]