Good news for hyper action gaming fans, we think. Platinum Games, the developers behind the Bayonetta series, Vanquish, and the upcoming Babylon’s Fall, will be receiving a capital investment from Tencent Holdings.
This is a basis of a new partnership between the two that will not affect the independence of Platinum Games; the latter will operate under its current corporate structure. This capital investment, according to CEO Kenichi Sato, will help strengthen the company’s foundation as a business and expand to self-publishing. “[This will help achieve] a wider global perspective, while still creating high-quality games that stay true to our name.”
Sounds all well and good, but when it comes to investments and promises of independence, nothing lasts forever. Let’s hope Bayonetta 3 and Babylon’s Fall still retains their design vision amidst all this.