SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Announces Financial Results For The Nine-Month Period Ended December 31, 2013

SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Announces Financial Results For The Nine-Month
                        Period Ended December 31, 2013

PR Newswire

TOKYO, Feb. 5, 2014

TOKYO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the
"Company") today announced consolidated results for the nine-month period
ended December 31, 2013. 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)
9 months actual         9 mos. ended 12/13    9 mos. ended 12/12  YoY change
Net sales               102,473               102,794             -0.3%
Operating income (loss) 7,815                 (4,853)             -
Ordinary income (loss)  9,991                 (4,201)             -
Net income (loss)       5,179                 (5,745)             -
EPS, basic              44.96 yen             (49.93) yen         -
                        Forecast              Actual
Full year               FY ending 3/14        FY ended 3/13       YoY change
Net sales               140,000~150,000       147,981             -5.4~+1.4%
Operating income (loss) 5,000~9,000           (6,081)             -
Ordinary income (loss)  5,000~9,000           (4,378)             -
Net income (loss)       3,500~6,000           (13,714)            -
EPS, basic              30.42~52.14 yen       (119.19) yen        -

For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated
Financial Results document at: www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/14q3earnings.pdf, or
the Company's IR website: http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/ir/

During the nine-month period ended December 31, 2013, the distribution sales
of console game titles in North America were strong. In addition, Software
sales and operation of "FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN," a massively
multiplayer online role playing game released in August 2013, have been making
favorable progress. Content for platforms such as smart devices and PC browser
has continued to build upon its already solid growth. Among others, "SENGOKU
IXA," a browser game, has been showing steady performance, and "Kaku-San-Sei
Million Arthur," a mobile social game, has become an instant hit in Taiwan and
mainland China, following Korea, while its platform has expanded to include
PlayStation Vita.

In the Amusement business, sales of "LORD of VERMILION III" and "GROOVE
COASTER Arcade Edition" were strong, and the operation of the amusement
facilities has been showing steady performance through efficient store
management efforts.

Forecasts for the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 are unchanged from
those previously issued on May 13, 2013.

About Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., headquartered 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 62 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

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.

SOURCE SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.

Website: http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/index.html
Contact: Media, analyst and investor contacts: Tokyo: +81.3.5292.8000, Email:
ccir@square-enix.com
 
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