Published On: Wed, May 27th, 2020

Franchises Like Story Of Seasons Aiming For Global Expansion Thanks To New Marvelous, Tencent Deal

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Japanese developer and publisher Marvelous has announced that it is set to enter into a ‘capital and business alliance’ with Image Frame Investment, a wholly-owned auxiliary of Chinese tech giant, Tencent (thanks, Famitsu).

The preference to group adult with Tencent – a association that helped Nintendo to launch a Switch opposite China towards a finish of final year – comes as a response to changing operative conditions pronounced to be brought about by a new coronavirus and a doing of 5G technology. Marvelous says that it believes a incomparable investment is required to keep adult with advances in record and a changes in people’s lifestyles that will be seen as a result.

The partnership aims to emanate code new IP that will be successful worldwide, as good as globally enhance a franchises already owned by Marvelous like Story of Seasons and Daemon X Machina. Of course, behind in Mar 2019, it was suggested that Marvelous had sealed a chartering agreement with Tencent to rise a new Story of Seasons smartphone game.

The latest recover in a Story of Seasons franchise, a Switch reconstitute of Game Boy Advance’s Friends of Mineral Town, is set to launch this July. Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101 developer PlatinumGames also recently perceived a collateral investment from Tencent.

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