Aniplex Acquires Fate / Grand Order Game Developer Group from Delight Works

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Some big news for those who play the hit mobile game Destiny / Grand Order this morning, like the two Aniplex the global game publisher and Delight works, the game developer since 2015 announced a commercial transaction in which Aniplex debauch the game development group from Delight works and merge it under the Aniplex corporate umbrella of subsidiaries.

Fate / Grand Order menu screen

The acquisition will work by Delight works split of the video game development group into its own business entity with a new name, by which Aniplex will then transform the new company into a new directly managed subsidiary, shifting the active and continuous development of Destiny / Grand Order directly under Aniplex. The process is expected to be completed by spring 2022 pending shareholder approval, and Delight works will continue all ongoing non-game development activities and projects.

SOURCES: Aniplex (JP), DelightWorks (JP) Animation company journal (JP)

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