NetEase Games launches new studio GPTRACK50 under ex-Capcom producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi

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Chinese giant NetEase Games have launched new studio GPTRAKC50, a new Osaka-based studio led by none other than ex-Capcom producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi.

Details on GPTRACK50’s first project(s) are scant, however the developer is staffed by veterans from both “gaming and film / television industries”, with a focus on “quality content for users worldwide.”

Here’s a rundown on the new studio:

GPTRACK50 aims to deliver original entertainment contents from Japan to users worldwide. Led by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, the renowned producer behind series including Resident Evil, Dino Crisis, Devil May Cry, Sengoku Basara, and Dragon’s Dogma, this new studio brought together a group of experienced professionals from both the gaming and film & television industries to develop quality contents for users worldwide.

A Word from Hiroyuki Kobayashi, President of GPTRACK50

I believe that NetEase Games, a company with extensive experience in investment and co-development, is a very reliable business partner in developing high quality games and entertainment projects. With the support and respect from NetEase in understanding me and my team’s development achievements and values, I will build a stronger team with the goal of creating more original quality contents that will satisfy users around the world.

A Word from NetEase Games

The ultimate goal of GPTRACK50 is to create original IPs that would impress the whole world. The studio strives to build original game contents and to broaden the spectrum from just games to film and entertainment series. The President, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, has personally worked on the production of the Resident Evil’s live-action and CG animation series. He has also been involved in the production of many more media portfolios of various original game IPs, including live-action, animation, stage play, manga adaptions, etc. By utilizing this unique experience, the studio will create new IPs and expand them to the global scale through movies, novels and manga adaptations.

Here’s a teaser video for the studio’s opening:

For now, you can follow the new developer on Twitter via @GPTRACK50, as well as their official YouTube.



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