SEGA has confirmed its full acquisition of Japanese developer Atlus.
In a press release, SEGA confirmed that the two companies would continue to act independently of one another and that SEGA would now publish all of Atlus’ games in the United States.
Atlus CEO, Naoto Hiraoka praised his company’s relationship with SEGA stating:
“After nearly a year working under the Sega Games division, both Sega of America and Atlus USA have thrived and released a combined total of 23 game products.”
“Between Atlus’s ability to localize and release Japanese video game products efficiently and the strength of Sega of America’s reputation as a leading publisher in the industry, the situation could not be more symbiotic for both companies.”
Neither company’s release schedules have been affected in any way, with the highly anticipated Persona 5 still due to release some time in 2016.
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