Konami and Console Games: Projects in the Pipeline for “Globally Known IPs”


Recently, Masami Saso, President of Konami Europe, gave an interesting interview to the Games Industry Editor, in which he reaffirmed the company’s willingness to invest in the console market.

In addition to a major commitment in the mobile market, as also demonstrated by the recent announcement of eFootball PES 2020 for smartphones and tablets, Konami also aims to maintain its presence on consoles. A commitment highlighted by Masami Sato, who said: ” Even with the debut of new platforms, we believe that high-end console games are the most important. […] we will continue to devote energy to our console games. We also have We are planning to expand our portfolio In addition to the multi-device titles from PES and Yu-Gi-Oh, we plan to work on projects with other globally known IPs in the near future.“. Continuing, the President of Konami Europa also highlighted how working in multiple sectors can generate positive externalities:” We can offer quality mobile games thanks to our technology to create quality console games […] “, defining the capacity of the act on multiple platforms as an element of strength 

The company has already announced what will be the Konami line up for the Tokyo Game Show 2019: among those present, PES 2020 and Contra: Rogue Corps.