Konami Announces Opening of Los Angeles Studio
New home of dedicated teams for the Metal Gear Solid franchise.
Konami recently announced a new Los Angeles development studio, which was commemorated by the showcasing of a new demo for Metal Gear Solid 5 (the details of which you can read more about here). It was also revealed that the studio will be assisting with Kojima Productions in developing games in the Metal gear Solid frachise. The studio will in fact be instrumental in developing games in the franchise after MGS5 releases.
Director of Kojima Productions Hideo Kojima, “As gaming takes the world stage as one of the greatest forms of entertainment, it’s only natural for us to expand our operations across the globe. And since Los Angeles is ground zero for the best studios, facilities and world-class talent, we are leaning on of these local resources to build an incredible team to create gaming experiences that are just as compelling as any film or television show.”
“The Los Angeles studio emphasizes Konami and Kojima Productions commitment to expanding our development footprint,” said Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “The new studio will put Kojima Productions in the heart of the west which will benefit future releases as it will introduce new talent and creativity to the development teams.”
Meanwhile, Metal Gear Solid V’s release date is to be announced. It will be arriving on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4.