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Former Resident Evil Producer Takes Over New Japanese Studio NetEase Games


NetEase Games announced the formation of another in-house game development studio in Japan.

The team was named GPTRACK50 and will be led by a former veteran Capcom Hiroyuki Kobayashi. The headquarters of the studio will be located in Osaka.

ex-producer Resident Evil, Dino Crisis, Devil May Cry, Dragon’s Dogma and other series left Capcom in the spring, and in August announced its accession to NetEase. The new studio intends to produce original and high-quality games for consoles and PC that will be of interest to players from all over the world..

GPTRACK50 also aims not only to create gaming IPs, but also to use them in other forms of entertainment such as movies, novels, manga and so on.


Hiroyuki Kobayashi


Earlier this year, NetEase Games founded another Japanese studio led by creator Yakuza Toshihiro Nagoshiand also opened her own studio in the USA, led by veteran Xbox and former lead designer Halo Infinite by Jerry Hook. In addition, the Chinese corporation recently owns the gaming business in Europe. At the end of August, NetEase acquired a French studio Quantic Dreamknown from Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human.

Read also: Sony has sold 25 million PS5 consoles – by the end of the financial year they plan to increase circulation by another 12 million.


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