Game Market China Netease takes over Grasshopper Manufacture No More Heroes

Shortly after the 23rd birthday of Grasshopper Manufacture (No More Heroes), Goichi Sudas Studio was taken over by Chinese Netease. As Gemtasu.com reports, the transfer agreement was completed with the previous owner Gungho Online Entertainment on May 31st.

In the project to develop more unique console games, both companies are on a wavelength, so CEO UDN Managing Director GOICHI SUDA ALIAS SUDA51 . Immediately at the beginning of his explanation, he also speaks of a unique chance for a rethinking of the organizational structure of the company – and for the way to develop games.

Netease should primarily take care of the advice on business plans to provide appropriate resources. Grasshopper Manufacture is responsible for the creative and productive site to ensure that the magnificent Grasshopper Manufacture Flavor is preserved for which the company is known.

NetEase s task, however, do not limit themselves completely to financial aspects: in the areas of artistic content creation of the artists , technical fields and quality assurance, the Chinese mother should also grasp the grassomers under the arms. Through these new possibilities, three even higher-quality games wanted to deliver in the coming ten years, for which they have already prepared job postings.

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Netease hopes in his statement, to grant the studio creative freedom and enough resources to produce even more sensational games for the worldwide market.

Incidentally, No More Heroes 3 by Grasshopper Manufacture has been published exclusively on Nintendo Switch in August (eShop price: 59.99 euros).