Computer game maker Frontier Developments shares shoot up after record sales
Frontier Developments shares shot up after record sales.
The computer game group behind titles based on the Jurassic Park movies said sales rose 26 per cent in the 12 months to June to £114million.
Frontier was boosted by the release of Jurassic World Evolution 2, which sold 1.3m copies over the year at around £25 a pop.
Roaring success: Computer game group Frontier Developments, which is behind titles based on the Jurassic Park movies (pictured), said sales rose 26% in the 12 months to June to £114m
Profits slipped slightly to £7.5million, from £12million a year earlier, as it ploughed money into games including F1 Manager 2022. Frontier shares rose 18.9 per cent, or 204p, to 1282p.
Warhammer retailer Games Workshop, meanwhile, said sales in the year to May 29 jumped to £385million, from £353million a year earlier.
Profit rose to £155million, from £151million.
But shares slipped 5.1 per cent over fears that those who took up hobbies such as Warhammer while in lockdown will now turn their back on those pastimes