Oh Pricey, The Sony Japan Studio Exodus Continues


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Final month, Kotaku reported that yet one more producer departed from the Japan Studio. And this month, we’re reporting that the exodus continues.

Yesterday, Shunsuke Saito tweeted, “I’m leaving SIE Japan Studio at present.” Saito was the character designer and animator for Gravity Rush 1 and 2. He was additionally the artwork director for the sequel. His departure is a giant inventive loss for the studio.

Kentaro Motomura additionally introduced yesterday that he was leaving the Japan Studio, the place the veteran developer was a senior producer with credit on an array of titles together with New Minna no Golf, Bloodborne, Soul Sacrifice, Wild Arms, and Déraciné, amongst many others.

Replace 7:45AM: Yasutaka Asakura, an govt producer at Japan Studio, simply introduced he’s leaving, and Gavin Moore, who has been at Sony for 24 years, has additionally revealed that is his final day on the studio.

As Kotaku beforehand reported, numerous high-profile creators have left Japan Studio. In an official assertion, Sony wrote that it was reorganizing the studio to be able to “additional strengthen enterprise operations.”


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