I'm less impressed having looked a little deeper than the top line #'s - operating profit pre-royalties is down from �15M to �11M and overall Operating Profit is just under �17M - not sure where you are getting �24M from (cash generated was just under �27M. I worry a little that the core business is declining and it's masked by the extra royalties. On the other hand if they keep paying out cash at the recent rates then I'm pretty happy.
I must admit Age of Sigmar has been a massive flop so far, they would have had far more success if they had phased the fantasy edition out slowly instead of cutting it out altogether, I think they had concerns that Total war would replace the interest in fantasy anyway and pinched the game mechanics from Warmachine and Hoards by privateer press.
GW are releasing their report tomorrow so hopefully we should see things are going well.
Been watching and made some comments in the past on this. To update you.
Age of Sigmar sucks. GW employees hate pushing it, newbies to warhammer not interested... all immediately going to 40k. Total War success. Win for IP royalties
Dawn of War 3 Trailer has come out some time ago...... seen the gameplay.... this is gonna be good, they are amalgamating the base building in DOW 1 and Hero mech in DOW2 .... if they allow modding in this game its gonna be the sweetest thing for RTS gamers… Read More
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