Hiroyuki Kobayashi departs from Capcom, joins NetEase Games

    After 27 years at Capcom.

    Hiroyuki Kobayashi announced his departure from Capcom after 27 years and will join NetEase Games as a producer.

    Kobayashi worked on a number of iconic Capcom titles such as Dragon’s Dogma, the Devil May Cry series, the Resident Evil series, and the Sengoku Basara series.

    “Today, August 12th, is my 50th birthday,” Hiroyuki Kobayashi said via Twitter. “As such, I would like to share something very special with everyone: After serving 27 years with gratitude, I have departed from Capcom on March 21st, 2022, and will be officially joining NetEase Games as a producer.”

    Kobayashi added, “Detailed plans will be shared later so please stay tuned. I will strive to continuously create more enjoyable entertainment experiences for everyone at this new company, in this era. Thank you for the continued support.”

    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: [email protected]

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