SEGA buys struggling ATLUS for $141 million

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By on September 19, 2013 at 6:56 pm

Publisher SEGA has stepped in to help the struggling parent company of ATLUS, who are most recently known for games like Dragon’s Crown, Persona 4 and Catherine.

ATLUS’ parent company, Index, released a statement saying “Under the agreement, SEGA will take over the operations conducted by Index, the bankrupt company that applied to the Tokyo District Court for the commencement of civil rehabilitation proceedings effective from June 27, 2013″.

The price tag is set at 14 billion yen, or USD $141 million.

Source: Kotaku

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Good, but unsurprising. They looked like the obvious choice.

 

YAY! Struggling but awesome publisher is bought by larger, struggling but (mostly) great publisher!

What could go wrong…

 
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