Outsourcing Partial Development of the “TEKKEN” Series to ARIKA CO., LTD.
Today we announce an agreement to outsource work to ARIKA CO., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as “ARIKA”), a game development company, for the “TEKKEN” series developed by our company (Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.) to develop the “TEKKEN” series, utilizing the technical expertise of both parties.
[Details of commissioned work].
1. “TEKKEN 7” update work. We outsource development work to ARIKA for the update work of the game “TEKKEN 7” that we are developing.
*Bandai Namco Studios will be in charge of game balance items.
ARIKA will be in charge of updating work such as software improvements, bug fixes, and operability improvements for online battles.
2. “TEKKEN 8” Partial outsourcing of operations. We will contract ARIKA for consulting on network competition algorithms and game response, as well as production work that improves the user experience.