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Kadokawa Corporation purchased ACQUIRE, the producer of Octopath Traveler



KADOKAWA wants to produce 40 new anime per year

A Kadokawa Corporation announced who acquired the ACQUIREthe producer of Octopath Traveler.

When submitting your fiscal report for the last quarter, Kadokawa Corporation revealed:

To strengthen the ability to create intellectual property in games as part of our games business strategy, we transformed ACQUIRE Corp. in a wholly owned subsidiary.

By acquiring the company, which has produced successful titles that have sold millions of units, we hope to generate synergies with our existing gaming-related subsidiaries, strengthen our planning and development capabilities across the group and enhance our console games lineup.

A ACQUIRE was founded in 1994 and develops and markets original game titles for consumers. In addition to the series Octopath Traveler for Square Enix, the company also developed the series Tenchu It is Way of the Samuraiwhich are owned by Kadokawa subsidiaries, FromSoftware It is Spike Chunsoft. His best-known self-published series is Akiba’s Trip.

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