Sega has introduced that it has established a brand new studio known as Sega Sapporo Studio.
This studio was formally created on December 1, 2021, as a “second improvement base in Japan,” as first reported by Gematsu. Sapporo was established to give attention to new software program improvement and debugging. It will likely be led by former Phantasy Star On-line 2 chief producer Takaya Segawa, who was promoted to a senior company place for Sega in April of final 12 months.
“Below the coverage of constant to tackle the problem of making much more progressive content material and offering the world with new and thrilling experiences, we’ll use the know-how that Sega has accrued over its lengthy historical past to take part within the improvement of leisure that we are going to current to the world from the engaging metropolis of Sapporo,” Segawa stated, as translated by Video Video games Chronicle. “Sega Sapporo Studio will attempt to supply a shifting expertise to clients, and to create a studio that values its employees.”
Because the title suggests, Sapporo is positioned within the metropolis of Sapporo and the studio will rent domestically to construct a employees devoted to designing, programming, and debugging recreation software program. Sapporo is just not requiring all of its employees to relocate to the Sapporo-based workplace as Gematsu stories that “Sega hopes to increase employment alternatives for many who wish to work of their native prefecture.”
As anticipated with the creation of a brand new studio, Sapporo already has a web site, which may be considered right here. VGC notes that Sega has a number of in-house improvement studios like Sonic Workforce and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio (Yakuza, Judgment), however that all of them work out of Sega’s essential improvement base in Tokyo. Sapporo will function one other improvement base akin to the unique.
For extra about Sega, examine the way it and Microsoft created a “strategic alliance” to create “large-scale international video games” in November of final 12 months, after which try the newest trailer for Sonic Frontiers. Examine how Sonic Frontiers was initially due out in 2021 for the sequence’ thirtieth anniversary after that.
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