SEGA has promised to add many new titles by the end of March 2023, including new remakes and remastered classic games.
In a presentation detailing the results for the financial year ended March 2022, parent company SEGA Sammy reported strong sales of console and PC titles, citing profitability. Profits increased year over year for fiscal 2021 and forecast an even higher number for fiscal year 2023. They downgraded this forecast to “significant increase in titles,” as well as continued revenue from “numbers.” big new game” to be released in fiscal year 2022.
This includes several new games it describes as “Remake/Remaster, Spin-off or brand new titles”, of which SEGA says it is “planning multiple titles”. According to SEGA, in the last financial year, it sold about 4 million games of this genre, including Sonic Colors Ultimate, Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania and Lost Judgment (considered a sub-branch of the Yakuza).
SEGA predicts that the game will sell around 5 million games of the same genre in the financial year ending March 2023. This will include Sonic Origins, which will be released on June 23. About games Overall, SEGA says that seven titles released in the last financial year launched simultaneously globally and supported cross-platform, resulting in an increase in sales of around 6 million.
For the financial year ending 2023, they forecast more than double their sales to around 13 million, due to a strong increase in the number of new titles being released simultaneously globally. Last month it was reported that SEGA is working on big budget reboots of Crazy Taxi and Jet Set Radio, although they’re in development too early to almost certainly not be among the remakes. is scheduled for 2023.
In a Bloomberg report last month citing sources claiming that the two reboots would be the first title in SEGA’s ‘Super Game’ initiative, a five-year strategy related to what the executive office developer Shuji Utsumi formerly called “the development of AAA titles beyond SEGA’s existing technologies”. According to new reports, both games are in the early stages of creation and could still be cancelled, but it is reported that the new Crazy Taxi has been in development for over a year, with the aim of potentially developing in operation in 2024 or 2025.