Sega Sammy is now the owner of Atlus

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It has been officially announced that Sega Sammy, the parent company of Sega, has now bought everything that is Atlus from Index Holdings. The company has created a new subsidiary called Sega Dream Corporation which will handle all of Index’s business operations.

This purchase means that Sega now has the rights to everything that Atlus has created in the past and will create in the future, including franchises such as Etrian Odyssey, Shin Megami Tensei and Persona. In the announcement Sega has mentioned that they will use their newly acquired IPs to help expand their PC and mobile divisions as well as create more Pachinko machines for Japan. It is currently unknown how this will effect Atlus USA, if at all.

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  • lappy tappy

    sonic in shin megami tensei? big bulging cross over time?

    • haha it will happen but not sure if it will happen in shin megami but u never know 😉 ~MA

      • lappy tappy

        I wonder if they will add sega characters to shin megami x fire emblem.
        if they do i would like to see ryo hazuki (shenmue) sonic akira yuuki (virtua fighter) bahn (fighting vipers) lisa (last Bronx) Jack (head hunter) just to name a few.

        • that would be awesome to see … lets hop they do something like that down the track ~MA

  • 4es

    I hope sega makes lots of money and bring out dreamcast 2 to smash xbox one and ps4.
    Maybe they should call it the phoenix.

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