Sony Computer Entertainment (to be Sony Interactive Entertainment starting April 1) announced today that they’re forming Forward Works, a new company that is aimed to deploy new services towards the smart device market, and will begin operation on April 1, 2016.
According to the press release, ForwardWorks will leverage the IP of the numerous PlayStation dedicated software titles and its gaming characters as well as the knowledge and know-how of gaming development expertise which was acquired over the years with PlayStation business to provide gaming application optimized for smart devices to users in Japan and Asia.
The company will aim to deliver users with opportunity to casually enjoy full-fledged game titles in the new field of the smart device market. Here are the directs in charge and members of the board of ForwardWorks:
- Atsushi Morita, President
- Andrew House, Member of the Board
- Hiroshi Ueda, Member of the Board
- Kazuhiko Ono, Auditor