EIDOS PLC POSTS
SIX MONTH FINANCIALS
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[ February 27th 2009 ]
plc has posted its half-yearly financial report
for the six months ended 31 December 2008. Financial
highlights include revenue of £80.3m increased
26.7% primarily following the launch of Tomb
Raider Underworld. Tomb Raider Underworld
sold in 2.6m units and at approximately 1.5m units
sell through is outselling the two most recent
iterations of the game over the same period, but
lower than the initial plan set.
period highlights include the recommendation by
the Board on an offer from Square Enix to acquire
the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share
capital of Eidos at 32p per ordinary share. Further
titles to be released in second half include the
much anticipated Batman: Arkham Asylum, Battlestations:
Pacific and Championship Manager 2009.
Rogers, Chief Executive of Eidos said, "The first
six months of trading this year were characterised
by an incredibly competitive and increasingly
challenging retail environment.
changes made at Eidos over the past year, coupled
with the continued hard work and determination
of our employees and external partners, means
we are well placed one year into our three-year
strategic plan to produce higher-quality, must-have
games to entertain our consumer."