According to Gadgettedency, in its statement, Sega said that Sega Sapporo Studio will “ensure high quality and stable development process” for helping the company expand the video game market on a global scale and target. Sega’s goal is to focus on releasing its titles worldwide.
Sega’s new studio is located in Sapporo
The new studio will be headed by Takaya Segawa. Segawa is someone who has been working with Sega since 1992 with one of his standout new products, Phantasy Star Online 2.
Sega’s ambitions with its new Sapporo studio is not surprising given that the company highlights the job opportunities the expansion will place in the region, with expansion plans to be made over time. . Sapporo is Japan’s fifth largest city, serving as the capital of the Hokkaido region. The city has nearly 2 million inhabitants and is very busy. The economy here focuses not only on the tertiary market (the term used in the field of Economics) and industries but also on tourism during the winter.
Interestingly, in Persona 5 Strikers – a game produced by Sega – players have the opportunity to visit Sapporo and learn a bit about the area and local customs.