Developer Capcom has announced that the company is creating a new mobile division that will include the faces of your favorite characters from Capcom titles.
Creating what the company calls their “Mobile Business Division” will allow them to “aggressively utilize the company’s popular IP,” which include Mega Man, Monster Hunter and more.
Capcom discussed the growth of the mobile games market for smart phone users in a press release regarding the new announcement, noting that the market is expected to reach $37.4 billion in 2019, up from $27.5 billion in 2015.
“Under these circumstances, Capcom established its ‘Mobile Business Division’ in order to grow its business in-step with the market and continue offering exciting content,” the company wrote. “The integration of the Beeline and Capcom brands—which had pursued individual strategies up to this point—joins the development and operational knowhow of each into the new division. Additionally, this allows for fast decision making in rolling out titles that utilize Capcom IP across the globe.”
Finally, Capcom stated that the company plans to release four mobile titles in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.