A New Company Focused On Mobile Gaming by Bandai Namco

Writer Bandai Namco introduced today that it is opening a brand new firm that will concentrate on making mobile games for markets outside of Asia.

Bandai Namco Mobile’s HQ will be Barcelona, Spain. The brand new division will open in 2020, and it plans to start hiring within the coming months.

“Setting up a separate firm for all our western mobile development and marketing allows us to react better to market tendencies and create higher quality content at a faster pace, as a part of our long term vision for the enterprise,” noted Naoki Katashima, chief executive officer of Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe, Bandai Namco Leisure America, and Bandai Namco Cell, in a press launch sent to GamesBeat. “We hope you look ahead to great entertainment delivered by Bandai Namco Mobile.”

Most of the writer’s current mobile offerings concentrate on licensed games based on Dragon Ball and Naruto, in addition to titles based on Bandai Namco’s iconic Pac-Man franchise. This new firm will make it possible for Bandai Namco to expand its mobile strategy.

This new division can even help bring gaming jobs to Spain.

“The selection to settle in Barcelona was not a difficult one,” famous Tatsuya Kubota, chief operating officer of Bandai Namco Mobile, within the press release. “Town isn’t only one of the beautiful cities on the earth. It’s also the hotbed for international video game development and residential to the best talent the mobile industry has to offer.”