On August 12, Japanese game producer Yuyuki Kobayashi announced on Twitter that he has joined NetEase games.
Kobayashi tweeted in Chinese, English and Japanese that he had left Capcom, a Japanese video game software company, as early as March 31 after 27 years.
According to the data, Kobayashi joined Capcom asa software designer in 1995, and his first work asa producer was Dinosaur Crisis 2. He played a key role in the production of Resident Evil 4, and later served as the chief designer of Sengoku Basara series. He also took over the business of Devil May Cry left by Hideki Kamiya. Participated in the production of Devil May Cry 4.
NetEase previously disclosed financial results showed that in the first quarter of 2022, NetEase's online game service business achieved net revenue of 172.73 billion yuan, up 15.3% year-on-year and down 0.72% quarter-on-quarter, accounting for about 73.31% of the total net revenue. Net revenue from mobile games accounted for 66.9 percent of NetEase's online game service net revenue, down slightly from the previous quarter and the same period in 2021.
According to Sensor Tower Store intelligence data, in July 2022, NetEase ranked second among Chinese mobile game publishers in terms of global App Store and Google Play revenue. (article | Liu Town)