Outline of Results Briefing held on May 11, 2017

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I next turn to the MMO sub-segment. We are planning to release expansion packs for “FINAL FANTASY XIV” and “DRAGON QUEST X” in FY2018/3. Retaining active users by regularly releasing expansion packs is key in the MMO sub-segment. Last December’s fan festival and the expansion pack release we have scheduled for FY2018/3 are examples of our efforts to maintain our user base for “FINAL FANTASY XIV.”

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In terms of our efforts for “DRAGON QUEST X,” we hope to build major excitement around the entire DRAGON QUEST franchise with the launch of the HD game “DRAGON QUEST XI,” which is slated for July 29.

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In the Games for Smart Devices/PC Browsers sub-segment, titles launched in 1H FY2017/3 underperformed versus our plan, but the titles we have launched since 2H FY2017/3 are delivering results that will benefit us in FY2018/3, and we intend to generate further growth for these titles in FY2018/3. FY2018/3 will see the launch of “DRAGON QUEST XI” and 30th anniversary events for FINAL FANTASY. In addition, as we head toward the end of the year we also have collaborations and a variety of other initiatives planned to drive earnings expansion.

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This slide shows the key titles in our lineup in this space. “BRAVELY DEFAULT: FAIRY’S EFFECT” was launched in March, so we did not book any sales from it in FY2017/3, but the title has been contributing to earnings since the start of FY2018/3. We intend to expand our earnings by continuing to build up a solid lineup of titles like this.

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