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    NetEase Games establishes GPTRACK50 studio, led by former Capcom producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi

    NetEase Games announced the establishment of GPTRACK50, an Osaka-based game development studio led by former Capcom producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Kobayashi’s previous works include Resident EvilDino CrisisDevil May CrySengoku Basara, and Dragon’s Dogma. 

    The latest details are available below via Gematsu:

    GPTRACK50 aims to deliver original entertainment contents from Japan to users worldwide. Led by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, the renowned producer behind series including Resident EvilDino CrisisDevil May CrySengoku Basara, and Dragon’s Dogma, this new studio brought together a group of experienced professionals from both the gaming and film & television industries to develop quality contents for users worldwide.

    A Word from Hiroyuki Kobayashi, President of GPTRACK50
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    I believe that NetEase Games, a company with extensive experience in investment and co-development, is a very reliable business partner in developing high quality games and entertainment projects. With the support and respect from NetEase in understanding me and my team’s development achievements and values, I will build a stronger team with the goal of creating more original quality contents that will satisfy users around the world.

    A Word from NetEase Games

    The ultimate goal of GPTRACK50 is to create original IPs that would impress the whole world. The studio strives to build original game contents and to broaden the spectrum from just games to film and entertainment series. The President, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, has personally worked on the production of the Resident Evil‘s live-action and CG animation series. He has also been involved in the production of many more media portfolios of various original game IPs, including live-action, animation, stage play, manga adaptions, etc. By utilizing this unique experience, the studio will create new IPs and expand them to the global scale through movies, novels and manga adaptations.

    About GPTRACK50

    GPTRACK50 is a video game development company wholly owned by NetEase Games. The studio will primarily focus on producing high quality console / PC game contents with a goal of growing into an establishment with a global media portfolio.

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    President Message From GPTRACK50 Official Website

    Hello everyone!

    I’d like to introduce you to GPTRACK50, a game studio focused purely on creating new content, innovative gaming experiences and original IP.

    I am committed wholeheartedly to creating GAMEs that will captivate and delight both gamers and creators who love to PLAY and share my passion for games.

    My aim is to not solely produce game IP, but to go beyond those boundaries into live-action movies, animation, books including manga and novels, and various other forms of entertainment such as theater and events.

    My colleagues here have a wealth of development experience and talent, and together we aspire to create a TRACK history of work that will both entertain and fascinate our audience for years to come.

    —Hiroyuki Kobayashi, President

    GPTRACK50 Social Media Channels

    Lastly, check out the official launch video below:

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. 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: soul@finalweapon.net

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