Dragon Quest IX and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days helped out too. Net income was $87.2m for the 9 months ending December 31st.
"We have made solid progress in our business plan set out at the beginning of the fiscal year,” said Square boss Yoichi Wada, reports .
"We are pleased with our Final Fantasy XIII launch in Japan on December 17, where we successfully shipped 1.8 million units in this market with a PlayStation 3 installed base of four million."
"Our integration activities since the acquisition of the UK-based Eidos in April are progressing rapidly and allowing us to strengthen our global business framework."
Net sales hit $1.5bn in those nine months ending December 31st, a rise of 30.9 percent. Operating income was at $239.5m, up 67.7 percent, and net sales for Square Enix's Games segment shot up 97 percent from last year's same period, to $816.3m.
Not a bad performance at all, considering Final Fantasy XIII is soon to release in the West on Xbox 360 and PS3. Plus we've got Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 on the way!