Monday, 28 April 2014
News: Kadokawa to buyout From Software
From Software are set to be purchased by Japanese publisher Kadokawa,
with Kadokawa acquiring roughly 80 per cent of the Dark Souls studio’s stock. The deal is set to be completed on 21st May. No word yet on how much money has changed hands for the deal, but with how much the likes of Dark Soul's has managed to make its way into the mainstream should point to a somewhat substantial amount.
From Software gaffer Naotoshi Zin had this to say about the deal - "With a new system, from this point on, I believe we'll be able to make newer and more in depth games" What this means for the Studio going forward with regards to rumoured projects is unknown.
Source [Siliconera] [PushSquare]