Profits reached £151.8m in the period, up from a loss of £171.3m in the same period last year, while total sales were down 10.4% year-on-year.
These figures take into account, all of Sega Sammy’s business avenues including arcade machines, amusement facilities, video games and gambling slot machines.
In the video game software market alone, net sales were down 7.5% year-on-year while profits hit £47.3m, up from a loss of £6.8m the year before.
Titles that contributed to the success include Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics, Bayonetta and Aliens vs. Predator.