Nintendo bought a historic Japanese studio

Nintendo bought a historic Japanese studio

We are only in the early months of the new year and we have already seen a series of acquisitions that have made the gaming sector tremble. First Microsoft that sinks the coup by buying Activision Blizzard and King en masse, and then Sony has responded by acquiring Bungie. To complete the trio, only Nintendo was missing, which in these hours seems to have made a very important acquisition.

The news comes directly from the GamesIndustry editorial staff, which confirms that Nintendo has purchased SRD Co., a Japanese studio based in Tokyo and which will become one of the internal teams owned by the Kyoto company. At the moment no information has been published regarding the cost of this new acquisition, but we know that the agreement is expected to close on April 1, 2022.

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Nintendo has acquired Tokyo-based SRD Co, a studio that has co-developed some of its biggest first-party games for nearly 40 years

- GamesIndustry (@GIBiz) February 24, 2022

According to the report published on the pages of Gameindustry, the acquisition of SRD will guarantee Nintendo to tap into greater availability of development resources for future software from the Kyoto-based giant.

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