New Platinum Games Tokyo Studio Will Develop Live-Service Games

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Acclaimed action game developer Platinum Games has several projects in the works, including a Wonderful 101 remaster and the hero-focused action game Project GG, but it’s also moving into entirely new territory. The company is opening another studio focused on live-service games, and it’s looking to hire new developers quickly.

Located in Tokyo, the new Platinum Games studio will be helmed by former EA, Sony, Disney Interactive, and Sony developer Motoi Fujita. Platinum Games’ Tokyo studio will develop “live ops” games for consoles, and Fujita has experience with live services on both console and mobile because of his time on the FIFA franchise.

“On live ops titles, finding a following for the title is an important step, so Platinum definitely has an advantage here,” Fujita said in an interview. “And I believe this can also be a change to introduce a new wave of fans to Platinum Games’ titles.”

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