DelightWorks announced that it’s going to appoint the previous Street Fighter government producer Yoshinori Ono as its president and COO ranging from May 1, 2021. The firm founder and president Akihito Shoji, will turn into the chairman and CEO on the identical day. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]
Yoshinori Ono joined Capcom in 1998. He began his profession within the firm as a sound producer and composer for the primary 7 years till 2001. After working as an assistant producer for Onimusha 2 in 2002, Ono began his producer profession with the 2003 PlayStation 2 title Chaos Legion. He additionally turned the face of the Street Fighter sequence after producing Street Fighter IV in 2008.
In August 2020, Yoshinori Ono introduced his departure from Capcom. He formally left the corporate in September 2020. On April 17, 2021, ten days earlier than this announcement, Ono visited his former firm to announce his new job. In his latest tweets, he said his expectations additional development at DelightWorks, as he’ll oversee sport growth from a brand new perspective.
DelightWorks is most recognized for creating the well-known cellular sport Fate/Grand Order. It additionally labored with Sega to launch Sakura Revolution, which is scheduled to be shut down on June 30, 2021. Additionally DelightWorks may even enter the console sport scene by publishing the preventing sport Melty Blood: Type Lumina for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch concurrently worldwide in 2021.