Namco Bandai has had a very good Q1, posting sales numbers of 108.6 billion yen, a 23% increase on last year's 88.2 billion yen.
A free SoulCalibur V title update will be rolled out on March 21, Namco Bandai has announced.
Sales of triple-A video games are at an all-time low in the UK, which has led to a 25 per cent decline in the retail market compared to the same period last year, reports MCV.
Japanese sales figures for the week ended February 5, 2012 reveal a very disappointing showing for Namco Bandai's SoulCalibur V.
Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII-2 has entered the All Formats All Prices UK video game chart at No.1, following in the footsteps of Final Fantasy XIII which earned the biggest launch week for A Final Fantasy game in the UK back in week 10, 2010.
A look ahead to this week's new releases, which include Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Metal Gear Solid HD Collection.
Three Soulcalibur 5 DLC packs have been confirmed for release, beginning on February 3 with a selection of items which include bikinis, wings and face paints.
GAME has announced a promotion which it says will help gamers make their money go further. Customers can purchase the latest titles, including Final Fantasy XIII-2 for just £5, thanks to a guaranteed trade-in offer.
The organisers of EVO 2012 have revealed the six titles that will be played at this year's tournament.