Purchase of Montreal developer continues publisher’s goal to produce 50% of its content outside of Japan
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Japanese publisher Bandai Namco has acquired Canadian developer Reflector Entertainment for an undisclosed sum.
The deal also includes the studio’s subsidiary Reflector Interactive Productions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
When it does, co-founder Alexandre Amancio will become Reflector’s chief creative officer and operate alongside Bandai Namco’s vice president for content, marketing and digital Hervé Hoerdt.
Reflector and its 120 employees are currently working on a new franchise, Unknown 9, which has been designed as a cross-media property.
The series has already produced comic books, podcasts and the first novel in a trilogy,