Focus Residence Interactive Acquires Streets of Rage 4 Dev Dotemu
Beneath the settlement, Focus Residence will maintain 77.5 p.c of Dotemu’s share capital with the purpose of diversifying its portfolio. Dotemu has supplied assist to numerous high-profile titles like Remaining Fantasy VIII Remastered, and is at present engaged on a sequel to 1994’s Windjammers amongst different tasks.
“The arrival of Dotemu marks a key step within the acceleration of the Group’s progress and within the diversification of its experience,” mentioned Christophe Nobileau, CEO of Focus Residence Interactive. “By enriching our editorial line, we’re opening up a brand new income stream and new market shares to overcome in a fast-growing sector.”
Nobileau revealed that Focus House is trying so as to add extra studios to its household “speed up our growth and broaden our supply.”
“Whereas retaining the editorial and strategic independence that has made it so profitable, Dotemu will have the ability to give even higher ambition to its tasks and provides itself the means to broaden the vary of providers supplied to studios, in an effort to assure the success of their productions on the retro label in addition to on the publishing label The Arcade Crew,” added Cyrille Imbert, CEO of Dotemu. “We share the identical ardour for video video games, the identical want to enhance, in addition to the identical values of respect and benevolence in the direction of our companions and groups.”
Streets of Rage 4 launched to constructive opinions from critics and followers. It at present holds a score of 82/100 (PS4) on Metacritic.