SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Reports Financial Results For The Six-Month Period Ended September 30, 2012

  SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Reports Financial Results For The Six-Month
                       Period Ended September 30, 2012

PR Newswire

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2012

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the
"Company") today announced consolidated results for the six-month period ended
September 30, 2012. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First
Section with the stock code "9684" and prepares its financial statements
according to Japan GAAP.

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Key Figures                      (millions of yen, except percentages and per
                                  share data)
6 months actual                   6 mos. ended     6 mos. ended    YoY change
                                  9/12             9/11
Net sales                         61,055           57,516          +6.2%
Operating income                  (5,240)          7,391           -
Ordinary income                   (6,266)          5,386           -
Net income                        (5,480)          3,704           -
EPS, basic (47.63) yen      32.19 yen       -
                                  Forecast         Actual
Full year                                                          YoY change
                                  FY ending 3/13   FY ended 3/12
Net sales                         150,000          127,896         +17.3%
Operating income                  7,500            10,713          -30.0%
Ordinary income                   6,500            10,297          -36.9%
Net income (loss)                 3,500            6,060           -42.2%
EPS, basic                        30.42 yen        52.66 yen       -

For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated
Financial Results document here:
http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/13q2release.pdf, or the Company's IR
website: http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/ir/

Summary of consolidated financial results for the six-month period ended
September 30, 2012:

During the six-month period ended September 30, 2012, sales of console games
as a whole fell short of the target for the six-month period, while the sales
of "DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS TERRY NO WONDERLAND 3D" were favorable. Content for
other platforms such as PCs, smartphones and SNS such as "SENGOKU IXA" and
"FINAL FATANSY BRIGADE" continue to post favorable results, however, the
expense of development costs tended to precede recording sales, and it has
caused stagnating profitability. On the other hand, the operation of "DRAGON
QUEST X" started on August, 2012, and the number of registered paying users
has been growing steadily. In the Amusement business, while the operation of
amusement facilities was stable, the performance of arcade game machines that
were released during the six-month period ended September 30, 2012 was
sluggish in terms of sales of machines and revenues from operations, which
leads to unfavorable sales and earnings.

The Group views the expansion of content and services that conform to emerging
customer needs led by the fundamental change in the business environments, and
the launch of full-scale commercial services for major MMO titles will
establish its profit base, and is focusing all efforts on a substantial
earnings recovery in this fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.

About Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, is a holding
company leading the Square Enix Group with a diverse range of content and
service businesses. The Square Enix Group publishes, distributes and licenses
entertainment content around the world under its internationally renowned
brands including SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO®. The Square Enix Group
includes a global network of leading development studios located in North
America, Europe and Japan. The Group boasts a valuable portfolio of
intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100
million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units
worldwide and TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide,
and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®.

More information on Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. can be found at
http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/index.html

Media, analyst and investor contacts:
Tokyo: +81.3.5292.8000
Email: ccir@square-enix.com

Disclaimer
The forward-looking statements in this document are based upon the information
currently available, and necessarily include elements that are not entirely
predictable. Actual results may differ from the forward-looking statements in
this document.

DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE
ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of
the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.

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