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GungHo's mobile title Puzzle and Dragons earned $199M in April alone

Japanese game corporation Gungho Online Entertainment reported sales of Puzzle and Dragons were $113 million in April, according to the company's recent financial report as translated by Japanese consultant Dr. Serkan Toto.

On his website, Toto wrote that based of sales of the social puzzle/role-playing game hybrid in April, which currently boasts 13 million users in Japan, amounted to around $3.76 million per day.

Sales for the fiscal quarter ending on March 31, 2013 showed an 800 percent increase to 30.9 billion yen ($303 million), with a reported net profit of 18.6 billion ($183 million). Overall sales for the month of April were 12 billion yen ($199 million).

The company's overall sales for April show a year-on-year increase of 1,142.8 percent, according to Toto. GungHo's market cap at the Osaka Stock Exchange is also currently sitting at $10 billion, which is higher than that of companies Zynga, Gree and DeNA combined, reports Toto.

Last month GungHo announced an updated version of the game, Puzzle and Dragons Z, will be released later this year for Nintendo 3DS in Japan.

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